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Representatives of the Mayor of Ilfracombe say the town is 'awash with gossip' after Damien Hirst’s Verity was given a makeover.
Ilfracombe Knitting Bombers have since claimed responsibility for dressing the statue in stripy socks.
The Ilfracombe Knitting Bombers have claimed responsibility for a giant pair of leg-warmers that appeared on a Damien Hirst statue in North Devon overnight.
The group say anonymous donations of wool can be dropped off at Ilfracombe market for future yarn bombing exploits.
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Photos of Damien Hirst's sculpture 'Verity' have appeared showing her sporting some eighties leg-warmers for April Fool's Day.