While in different cities street artists decorate graffiti, in a small Scottish town a grandmother decorates the town with knitwear. She is already 104 years old and can no longer lead an active life, but she has found a job for herself. She sits on the streets of the city and knits. She is even called a street artist. And all because she decorates the streets and walls with her knitwear. Grace herself says she really loves knitting, and she decided to combine business with pleasure by decorating her town.
This sweet old lady is also a member of the knitting community. She is the oldest there. But she’s not going to stop this case. And his work deserves worldwide attention.
The woman says she started knitting from childhood. His mother and grandmother also knitted. Not everyone can have the patience for an activity that requires a lot of patience and focus. According to Grace, knitting has a calming effect on her.
Everyone has a different attitude towards hand knitting. Since ancient times, trying to decorate their lives, people have sought to use the simplest materials to combine simple forms and means with unpretentious patterns, while achieving high-level craftsmanship.
Hand knitting first appeared as a simple utilitarian necessity, later becoming a real art. Hand knitting allows you to express your individuality, designed image by choosing the texture and color of yarn, its weaves, design and style of products. The knit fashion is also the decoration of our interior. You can make a lampshade or a knitted tablecloth, a napkin or a vase, and the house will become cozy and warm.
Many models are not new in themselves, but the combinations of these models can be endless and creative thinking allows the creation of many shapes. Grace has found new meaning for herself in knitting. His beautiful works reflect a piece of his soul and good heart.