Category Archives: urban

Colour blast group art

There has been a call for squares out from Yarn Bombing Los Angeles, who are going to cover a small Craft and Folk Art Museum with woolly joy. Something about ambiguities of scale, and no doubt the cosiness of craft and … Continue reading

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Not much text – just two quickies I rustled up some time ago using experimental stitches from a book I got for Christmas. The yellow one includes some openwork, and is (still) outside Dance City in Newcastle. The other one … Continue reading

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Flowers for Eostre

Y from the Spinning Yarns crew had the idea to make some spring flowers and decorate a tree outside the Laing Art Gallery. Today was the day it launched! We’d had a nice drink and cake in the cafe on … Continue reading

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Maternal decorations

On Boxing Day I got a worried phone call from my brother-in-law, saying my mother’s operation had not gone too well; and we knew it meant I would probably have to travel the 300 miles to see her, as it … Continue reading

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Unseasonal greetings

Dear all! I am having a new burst of knitbombing activity and enthusiasm, partly because it’s the first bit of spare time I’ve had this year, and partly because people are again showing an interest in my activities (maybe it’s … Continue reading

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My new project of intarsiverbia got off to a mixed start by tagging a curvy bench armrest near my home patch, Devonshire Walk through the tunnel from the Robinson Library. The get-up itself was relatively easy, as I’d planned: one … Continue reading

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Words within words

Hello again all (after a long break). I have been reading Yarnbombing again to get inspiration, as I found a site with a sculpture that I’d never noticed before that got my juices flowing to mark it with some celebratory … Continue reading

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