Community knit sessions combine the creativity of the young with the skills of the elderly

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In large cities, different pockets of the community rarely interact with each other, and most people don't even speak to their neighbors. We've previously seen schemes such as Talk To Me London attempt to get urbanites to get chatting, but now a Netherlands-based project called Granny's Finest is pairing young designers with elderly knitters to create new products, and foster community spirit in the process. The scheme works with young fashion students who want to bring their designs into reality by teaming them up with members of the senior population who have decades of knitting experience. During knit sessions, the…

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