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Old 04-27-2009, 09:43 PM   #11
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Well a Mini-Cooper or a SmartCar would otherwise require micro-knitting, wouldn't it?

Or perhaps those cars were misshaped Hummers?
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Old 04-28-2009, 08:58 AM   #12
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Originally Posted by OffJumpsJack View Post
Well a Mini-Cooper or a SmartCar would otherwise require micro-knitting, wouldn't it?

Or perhaps those cars were misshaped Hummers?
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Sorry Mason, they definitely were not articulated lorries (Trucks/Big-rigs/Semi's)

(Now off to post the last five Terms used around the world thread.)
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I'm going to file this in my "people who have way too much time on their hands" catagory... yeah.
All joking aside, art is art, and one could argue that every painting, scupture, poem, song or symphony is for those "who have way too much time on their hands". All cultures for all time have found ways to creatively express and explain their experiences and environment and I think it's amazing that these older women quietly spent all of those years creating a replica of their extended home. It's an amazing 3D map of their town and life. I love this thing, and I love that they did it.
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I love how they describe people coming to look at the village, finding things they recognize...."There's my home, but where's my cat?"
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I love how they describe people coming to look at the village, finding things they recognize...."There's my home, but where's my cat?"

"Your cat was probably chasing the knitters wool." Don't you think?
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Here's another clip from the BBC news where a few ladies are being interviewed
about the project. The "kniteo" also has a lot of close-ups of the village.

http://www.truveo.com/Knitted-villag.../id/1589921688

On May 16 the Afternoon Club will be giving the villagers the opportunity to purchase
the pieces.

Oh blast, I wish I could be there!
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