yarnbombing And Knitted Houses

13 Jul

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This knitted house was made for The London Architecture Biennale by the group Knitting Site in June 2006.

3  Great Thing About This

1 . The house was knit over a 2 storey scaffolding on the site.

2. It was knitted from all recycled materials , plastic  , garbage bags and rope. The group said they really like building materials .

3 .A quote from the group ” While some people think knitting should remain behind walls , we build walls that are knitted “

Creative secret – Use odd, old and recycled materials to knit with . Knit very big , make a shelter from knitting .

Aesthetics – The plastic makes this house transparent so you can see the houses behind it . The earthy colors look like grass – nice contrast to the coarse urban materials.

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2 Responses to “yarnbombing And Knitted Houses”

  1. tedstrutz July 14, 2012 at 9:06 am #

    Wow…

  2. stitchedupmama July 22, 2012 at 5:44 pm #

    Marvellous – I love this! =D

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