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South End

Close-knit tag team

They weave graffiti with texture

Members of the South End Knitters are behind the sleeve of colorful graffiti covering a lamppost outside the Flour Bakery + Cafe on Washington Street, where they meet weekly to knit, eat, and talk. Chris Kramek (above right) checks his progress on a scarf during a recent gathering. Members of the South End Knitters are behind the sleeve of colorful graffiti covering a lamppost outside the Flour Bakery + Cafe on Washington Street, where they meet weekly to knit, eat, and talk. Chris Kramek (above right) checks his progress on a scarf during a recent gathering. (Photos by John Bohn/Globe Staff)
By Maggie Cassidy
Globe Correspondent / January 11, 2009

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F ew people in Boston dare face the winter without knitted protection like scarves and sweaters. Seniors, college students, parents, children - even the dogs are often bundled in yarn. And joining the fad of late is a longstanding member of the South End community: the lamppost in front of Flour Bakery + Cafe on Washington Street. (Full article: 860 words)

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