Friday, April 29, 2011


There is a form of street art afoot and its practitioners ain't knittin' no slippers - rather, they are outfitting outdoor sculpture in Missouri with legwarmers (1st image), cozying up parking meters in Vancouver (2nd image), and wrapping bike racks in Berkeley (3rd image)! The movement of yarn-bombing - a.k.a. graffiti knitting, guerilla knitting, yarnstorming - has been around long enough to be defined on Wikipedia, discussed on NPR, and documented in a book. Here's how it is described by those "crochet vandals" with needles in hand:
2/23/11Sometimes knitting becomes an obsession...

Thanks, Sue, for the link to the video, and hi to all your knitting friends!

1 comment:

  1. I really like the yarn-bombed pot holes. We could use that in San Francisco. Here's the link:


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