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April 17, 2021

Knitting Nannas launch ‘wrap’ video

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On Sunday the gas industry was needled by a group of activist nannas who knit and are fighting against unconventional gas mining.  The Knitting Nannas Against Gas launched their first (and possibly last), music video onto an unsuspecting public.

Their great new yarn, The Nanna Wrap, was unveiled along with live music, tea and cakes and the chance to grab a big soft Nanna hug at the Lismore Workers Club on Sunday in their effort to help save the land, the air and the water ‘for the kiddies – one dance step at a time’.

On the back of their Youtube hit God Bless the Internet, the No Frills Twins performed two songs to an appreciative audience.

Be afraid, be very afraid – these Nannas have needles and are prepared to use them.


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