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Jen in CT

Sucks about the developer, but your art is awesome. Also, I like your list.

Heather

That is WONDERFUL. (If you have any more photos, or if you could tell me more about how the specific idea came about, I'd love it...I'm a rhetorician, specializing in rhetorical craft/needlework, and this is fascinating to me.)

What an awesome personal protest!

Lynn in Tucson

Most excellent.

Aubrey

That is really cool! What a way to make art, achieve catharsis (hopefully), and make a geopolitical statement all at once. Plus, the pics demonstrate how a beautiful image can be created out of a crummy situation.

Holly

Great idea and profound statement

Teresa

Very. Cool. and Powerful.

Vicki

I love that.

Laurie

Excellent statement.

denny  Mcmillan

I had a prof. in Art School who use to "draw" with rope on the side of mountains. That what this reminds me of.

Ruth

Well done. Damn developers.

Sarahfish

Fantastic idea! I love that the yarn is pink. It makes it that much more graphic, and that much more... I dunno. I just love that its pink. Well done!

chris

That's great!!

Also, can I just tell you how much I love that you used "Christo" as a verb??!!

Jamisyn

First of all-that is awesome! And very creative.

However, I am a knitter and I work in the construction industry as an engineer; I must say that what your friend did was pretty dangerous...and while I am happy nothing bad happened, I hope that she has made her point and that she won't be climbing into another trench anytime soon, or ever again. Not to get all technical, but according to OSHA it is only acceptable to enter a trench less than 3-4' tall, and even then, if the trench walls should fail, whoever is standing in the trench will either die (crushed or suffocated) or get very seriously hurt. Also, it is a confined space...if there was too little oxygen in the trench and your friend bent over, she could pass out; and with little to no oxygen, could die. Even if someone else was there, they couldn't jump in to save her, because the same thing would happen to that person.

I hate to get all lecturey about this, because I think it is really cool; but concern for a fellow human being as well as a knitter overrides the cool factor any day.

Beth S.

Subdivision, grr! I am heartily sorry for your poor friend.

Elise Campbell

you go, ladies. go, go, go.

(k)not that we want to stop progress, but just let them know that it impacts us... yank that yarn.

Amanda

I love it. Good luck to Megan with the new neighbors, I hope her positive energy and good humor makes for peace in the new neighborhood; unfortunate though it may be.

catsmum

bloody brilliant

lanea

Beautiful. Just beautiful.

Judy

perfect comment

Lucia

Sniffle. That is great.

twinsetellen

Only a symbolic statement, but what is more powerful than a symbol?

Marcy

FABulous! Yarn as personal and social commentary. And pink yarn at that. :D

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