Olek Crochets a London Cab


If you thought that crocheted Astor Place cube was cute, you will love crochet artist Olek’s handiwork on a London cab. She’s traveling, and tells us, “I am from Silesia, Poland. Very industrial, gray, ugly city. Kazimierz Kutz, a film director from the same region, said that you must leave the city to really appreciate it and miss it. Last night I crocheted London Taxi. Making it made me realize how much I miss NYC.”

However, she is being given credit where credit is due (as is the East Village):

“On top of that, a man passed by and by pointing at my work, said ‘That’s East Village’s own Olek.’…I was made by NYC.”

Aw, Olek, we miss you, too! Here she is, working on a car in New York back in 2010:

OLEK – Crocheted objects nr 4 (a car) from kai on Vimeo.

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