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The phenomenon that is guerrilla knitting is reported to have originated in the U.S. when a Texan knitter dreamt up a use for her extra yarn. The trend quickly went viral, appealing to crafty renegades worldwide.
Member of London’s Knit The City graffiti knitting group and blogger Deadly Knitshade describes the act of leaving wooly debris around the city as “knitblasts,” while Mandy Moore and Leanne Prain of Yarn Bombing state their philosophy as “Improving the urban landscape one stitch at a time.”