Yarn Bombing/Graffiti Knitting

A while a go my son introduced me to Guerilla Knitting. If you’ve not heard of it before this is the Wikipedia definition: Yarn bombing, yarnbombing, graffiti knitting or yarnstorming is a type of graffiti or street art that employs colorful displays of knitted or crocheted cloth rather than paint or chalk. …  

Search the web and  you will find examples from all over the world.  Here are some of my favourite:

This was one of the first examples I saw and I still love it.

The 2 pictures below show statues embellished  as part of the Leicester  Comedy Festival back in February 12, when Thomas certainly needed his scarf. There are more pictures on A sewing Odyssey .


This is my favourite example. I just love the colours.


My favourite place to knit

I was just thinking about all the unusual  locations I’ve knitted in over the years. The majority of my knitting is done in  winter under a quilt while watching old black and white films, The 39 Steps (1935 version) is a favourite.

Then I got to thinking about one place in the world I would love to sit and knit  would be on the veranda of The Tree House on Cranberry Lake just outside Kingston in Ontario. Here are some pictures, see if you agree?

It’s much hotter in Canada in the summer than here, more like Spain and very humid. On the day these photos were taken it was 30 c.

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