So today is International Yarn Bombing Day, in case you didn't already notice the title of this post. As I mentioned, I am definitely going to put a fancy little knit swatch on something today which I will eventually share photos of to prove I really did it. I thought I would share a few cute yarn bombing photos with you today!
This was actually in Cambridge, Ontario and I am kicking myself in the butt for not going to see it! I think my mind might have actually been blown out of my head if I saw this in person though so maybe it's a good thing I didn't. You can read more about this project here.
I will be sure to show you my yarn bombing triumph or tell you about my yarn bombing failure if I wimp out. Wish me luck!
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It's also World Wide Knit in Public Day! A few members of the Toronto Vegan Knitting Group will be at the event at Nathan Philips Square today. http://www.wwkipday.com/ReplyDelete
I've been over that bridge so many times. I wish I knew about this sooner I would have gone home to visit! Anyways It looks awesome, good luck with your yarn bombing!ReplyDelete
Yarnbombing is really a fabulous thing. People are doing knit in public events for the next week or so too! :-)ReplyDelete
I think I need to get in on a bit of knit in public action as well.Delete
I love that bridge! It really lifts up your mood! And the small detail being the second yarn bombing is uplifting too!ReplyDelete
That is phenomenal!ReplyDelete
Can't wait to see what you have planned:)
The first photo is amazing! And yay! I can't wait to see what you're gonna create!ReplyDelete
Awesome! When I visited Prague a couple of years ago all of the lamp posts had knitted coats in all different colours and patterns. I had no idea what was going on but I took loads of photos, they looked so pretty! Now I know what it was! Yarn Bombing! Thanks Elycia!ReplyDelete
That is so cool! Who knew?!ReplyDelete
I know eh? So neat!Delete
That bridge thing is really cool, too bad I didn't go see it either (I'm also from Hamilton!). Good luck with your yarn bombing, make Hamilton a little brighter.ReplyDelete
Wowwwwwwwww! What an awesome idea! I'd love to see this...although I''d probably turn into a crazy lady and start hugging everything. What are you gonna 'bomb'?ReplyDelete
Ah I didn't know about this! I love yarn bombing. Brighton has a lot of knitters/crocheters so there is often bits all over the city which I love. Last year I took part in a charity yarn bombing event - where we covered an entire double decker bus in stitched together squares! Was pretty amazing. Raised lots of money for a local charity and the squares were taken apart and turned into blankets to send to orphaned children in Africa!ReplyDelete
That is so awesome!Delete
I really love that first photo!!! It's great!ReplyDelete
Love the idea! :)
There's something really heart-warming about seeing people 'subversively' making things actually look more colorful and unique without inflicting any damage on the actual structures. I LOVE the idea of yarn bombing and can't wait to see what you got up to! Jen xReplyDelete
Damn, i wish this was a known thing here in Europe, so colorfull...ReplyDelete
Ahhh I wish I saw that bridge in Cambridge, too! GAH. Let's re-create it somewhere, hahaha.ReplyDelete