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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Quickies

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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OO, BOOK!

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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Quick and simple #3: please help yourself

Hello! Happy International Yarn Bombing Day 🙂 So this is the last of the three little pieces I wanted to put up before IYBD. It was a plain piece of double crochet, using two thicknesses of bright pink wool (till … Continue reading

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Quick and dirty #2

I really wanted to knitbomb the grand walkway up to Leazes Park (from Barrack Road), and it had been too busy when we arrived for the Green Festival. So I’d knocked up this little cutey to place on the way … Continue reading

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Quick & simple

… or as my boss would say ‘Quick and dirty’. Since I’ve been working on my large art piece for the WWA – and since I’ve had a massive overload at work – the tags I’ve been making to put … Continue reading

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