Show Random May 21, 2011
Yarn Bombing Takes Off

Finally, graffiti your grandmother can do.

There's a trend sweeping the world (yes, the world), called yarn bombing. Basically, it's crochet and knit graffiti where you cover public structures with colourful yarn covers.

The Rocky statue in Philly, and the Wall Street Bull have been hit in recent years. And even convertible cars and lamp posts have been bombed.

Nothing is safe.

This has even inspired a book called 'Yarn Bombing: The Art of Crochet and Knit Graffiti'.

And if that's not enough, June 11th of this year will be the first ever International Yarn Bombing Day.

We'd never inspire you to go out and graffiti, but if you're an aspiring knitter, this could be your big break. If you need inspiration, check out these pictures...

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