Posts Tagged ‘urban knitting’

Yarn Bombing

March 22, 2016

Yarn Bombing

Yarnstorming. Knit Graffiti. Guerrilla Knitting. Yarn Bombing. You mave seen objects in the city streetscape snuggled in cozy, warm, fuzzy, knit coverings. Where did this grassroots movement start? It seems to have had many mothers; one of them is Magda Sayeg:


New York Bike Riders Prepare for Winter

September 21, 2011

New York Bike Riders Prepare for Winter

Actually, that’s not a bicycle with a sweater. It’s an example of “yarn bombing.”  Read about the genre here:

“Graffiti’s Cozy, Feminine Side,” Malia Wollan, New York Times

The wooly bike above is parked on East 23rd Street in Manhattan, across the street from the School of Visual Arts.

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Image by Mike Licht. Download a copy here. Creative Commons license; credit Mike Licht,

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