Some of the stitching that was placed around Darlington by 'yarn bombers' has gone missing. The secret group of knitters suspect it has been stolen. People awoke on saturday to find much of the town had been wrapped in wooly knitwear. Bollards, statues and fences had been crocheted and stitched.
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