Knitta, Please

Remember that old Monty Python sketch about a roving gang of geratrics known as "Hell's Grannies? That's the first thing that came to mind when I came across this group of gangsta ..knitters.

Featuring fouding members AKrylik and PolyCotN, as well as supporting members like P-Knitty and The Notorious N.I.T. -- Knitta was born in 2005, when (as they put it)
members were discussing their frustration over unfinished knitting projects: half-knitted sweaters and balls of yarn gathering dust. That afternoon, they knit their first doorknob cozy. Then it dawned on them… A tag crew of knitters, bombing the inner city with vibrant, stitched works of art, wrapped around everything from beer bottles on easy nights to public monuments and utility poles on more ambitious outings. With a mix of clandestine moves and gangsta rap — Knitta was born! Today, Knitta is a group of more than 10 ladies of all ages, races, nationalities, religions, sexual orientation… and gender.
So next time you're at JoAnn's fabrics make sure to watch your back -- because when knit goes down this crew don't play, knamsayin'?

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