21 ° Festival of 11 ° district in Paris eleven Moves”tells us …
“During all the duration of the Festival, stitches colored with knitting machines and knitters of any hairs will cover the esplanade of the City hall of XI ° district of Paris; the urban and natural elements will then be wrapped with colorful sons.
This evolutionary and collective work of Yarn Bombing will be realized with associations of young people and less young, collectives of lovers of the knitting, the schools … an intergenerational work.
The knitting is the playful and participative pretext to gather people of any age and any horizon around a know-how which forges links …From February till May we are going to organize 1 meeting(appointment) knitting(sweater) a month in partner places, for great moments of meeting… The idea being to conclude the project by a big gathering on the Place(Square) Léon Blum, on Sunday, June 4th, with knitters’ maximum for a charitable work, to make slings for the Foundation Abbé Pierre, or squares to make covers(blankets) for Petits Frères des Pauvres. “
You want to participate in it? Here is the address where to register you to receive dates and places of the meetings: firstname.lastname@example.org
You will need needles from 5 to 12, and big wools, colors mustard, red, blue(bruise) and green.