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Yarn Bombing

Yarn bombing is a type of graffiti or street art done with yarn, either crochet or knit. So the question asked; is it art or vandalism? 108 more words

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the solace of making

January, crappy day at work, dark, nearly went down the social media rabbit hole, that unsatisfactory flitting about online but pulled myself back from the brink put on… 24 more words

Creativity

Yarn Bombing

(Please note: the yarn bomb pictured is not mine, but it was too nice not to share. Awesome job Knits for Life!)

It’s been a while since I’ve yarn bombed anything, my… 427 more words

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More Hong Kong Street Art

Street art comes in many different styles.  Some is paint; some paper or even yarn.  Some stenciled and some free-form.  Some art is commissioned, some illicit but still very artistic, and some really isn’t art at all, such as the spray paint on my garbage can at home which looks more like bird droppings than art.   60 more words

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A Different Kind of Street Art in El Barrio- No Politics Included

As Naomi Lawrence walked along 102nd Street in East Harlem carrying one of her twin 4-month-old girls on a harness, she passed a fence adorned with yarn in red, orange and yellow hues that formed a hibiscus flower. 496 more words

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International Yarn Bomb Day

Saturday, June 11 2011 was the first International Yarn Bombing Day,

when crafters around the world will create playful public art by tagging parking meters with knitted cosies or adorning public statues with crocheted scarves.

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Yarn Bombing 101

Five easy steps for any yarn bombing project.

  1. Choose your object
  2. Measure your object
  3. Design your yarn bomb
  4. Create your yarn bomb
  5. Install your yarn bomb
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