Monday, July 11, 2011

Yarn Bombers Unite!

I had never heard of Yarn Bombing until this book. Otherwise known as knit graffiti, it is an international guerrilla movement that started underground and is now embraced by crochet and knitting artists of all ages stripes. Basically one knits something and then puts it in a public space. For lots of cool examples you can check out
This book has been everywhere recently...the New York Times, National Post, Good Morning America etc. The author has a new book coming out this fall: Hoopla: The Art of Unexpected should be just as much fun!

1 comment:

Shonna said...

Speaking of unexpected embroidery have you seen this upcoming release:
There's one for Black Beauty too.
Definitely not for public libraries though!