104-Year-Old Grandma Yarn-Bombs Her Town – Design You Trust — Design Daily Since 2007

104-Year-Old Grandma Yarn-Bombs Her Town

1

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.

2

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.

3

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

4

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

5

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

6

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

Via Demilked, Bored Panda

If you want more awesome content, subscribe to 'Design You Trust Facebook page. You won't be disappointed.

More Inspiring Stories

Portrait of Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington Made Entirely Out of Thread and Nails
This Artist Creates A Cute Animal Wallets
Digital Mapping Artists Transform A Montreal Cathedral Into Heaven's Wonderland
These Superb Metal Sculptures Are Made of Old Cutlery
The Groovy Opel Car Calendar Of 1970
This Takashi Murakami Flower Pan Lets You Make Kawaii Pancake Art At Home To Start The Day With A Smile
Giant Hand-Face Sculpture Looming Over New Zealand Freaks Out Its People
Artist Kerri Pajutee Creates Incredibly Realistic Miniature Animal Sculptures
Giant Snorlax Cushion Is The Comfiest Pokémon Bed You Can Take A Nap On
ASOS Are Selling 'Body Bows' And People Are Very Confused
Amazing Rock Art Pieces By Stefano Furlani
These Quirky Kid’s Stools Were Inspired By Farmyard Animals
French Artist Creates Miniature Papercut Anime Characters
Florigami: Wonderful, Intricate Origami Animals That Live In Glass Bell Jars
Fist Bump with Traffic Signals
Glass Memorials That Contain The Ashes Of The Dead
Cute and Soulful: Wooden Toys Wood Youmind
Artist Zouassi Makes Superb Twisting Blankets Inspired By Fractals And Glitches
This Unique Lamp Design Includes A Rope That Can Be Bent Or Twisted Into Sifferent Shapes
Artist Created A Fashion Collection Made Entirely Of Washed Up Trash Found On The Beach
This 81-Year-Old Babushka Is Taking Embroidery To A New Level
Solar Powered Glow-In-The-Dark Bike Path Inspired By Van Gogh
What If Doctors Doodle Brand Logos?
Facebook Users Are Choosing The Graffiti For The Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant