104-Year-Old Grandma Yarn-Bombs Her Town

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Street artists are just whippersnappers in comparison to this “yarnbomber.” Grace Brett is 104 and she’s likely the world’s oldest guerrilla knitter. This English lady helped Souter Stormers, a group of knitting partisans, decorate 46 landmarks in the town of Borders. It was done as a part of the Yarrow, Ettrick and Selkirk (YES) festival.

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Grace Brett was born in 1910 and now lives in a retirement home. She knits to keep herself busy, drawing experience from making clothes for her daughter Daphne, 6 grand-children, and 14 grand-grand-children.

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“I thought it was a really good idea to decorate the town and enjoyed having my crochet included,” Grace Brett said.

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“I liked seeing my work showing with everyone else and thought the town looked lovely”

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“She has always knitted and crocheted all through her life,” said her daughter, Daphne.

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“She thinks it is funny to be called a street artist,” Daphne told online newspapers.

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