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how to make a knitted rickshaw

Well it takes a while.    It’s a big thing.    Lots of surface area and lots of very tricky bits.   I could never have done it without the fantastic help of my two assistants Nasima and Taslima.   We’ve been working together for more than 5 years and over that time they’ve come to understand that when I come up with an idea that initially sounds quite bizarre, it will all turn out fine in the end.    The final knitted rickshaw wasn’t just fine, it was great!   It brought so many smiles to people’s faces around Dhaka.

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a knitted rickshaw

It was time to make Dhaka a little more woolly, a little less concrete.    Here’s the first yarnstorm from pebbleknitsdhaka.   He’s had great fun and lots of attention riding it around Gulshan all afternoon.   It may come to the streets again – just keep watching…..

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Countdown

After 2 weeks of knitting for me and my two wonderful assistants, Nasima and Taslima, it’s now countdown. The knitted rickshaw is about to be launched…..

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