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  • The London Knit Crawl: The London Eye

    Posted by Deadly Knitshade on June 17, 2007

    The South Bank in the shadow of the London Eye has a festival air of choas and all the fun of the fair. Jugglers, music, people selling filthy hot dogs, picnics and bongo drums.

     

    London Eye tourists peered down from their glass pods to see a circle of knitters stitching and lunching in Jubilee Gardens below.

    We relaxed in the sun, showing off our stitching and taking some time out for an icecream. Knitting lessons began for more than a few as newbies arrived with sticks and string and made their first stitches bravely right out in the open.

    An hour or so later we were lamenting leaving the soft lawns and sunshine, but the Knit Crawl must crawl. And so a small army of knitters, now our numbers were even bigger, crossed the lazy Thames once more and headed for venue four…

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