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Punkers Knit Too

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Attention Aunt Purl, a new book came out last month created especially for those punks who knit and those knitters who want to create something with a wee more edge.

Punk Knits claims to have 26 new designs (which is one more than the upcoming Pretty in Punk) for that hardcore loved one who would otherwise yawn at yarn.

Punk Knits is co-written by the original bassist of hair metal band, Vixen, Share Ross, who is now in the band Bubble. To celebrate, there will be a book release party/signing at the Stitch Cafe in the Val on Sunday Aprill 22, with three bands: Bubble, Killola and The Foundation.

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You might remember Killola as being Billboard Sr. Editor Chuck Eddy's 37th favorite cd of 2006 on his Top 200 list. Well the local unsigned band has just released their first 7" single in the UK today, where people apparently still have record players. If you don't plan on crossing the pond any time soon you can get it online here.

Now someone knit us one of Kurt Cobain's ratty sweaters.