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Archive for June 17th, 2010


Spotted in the Yarniverse: Yarn-Wrapped Road Barriers in Austin, TX

June 17th, 2010

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We’ve talked about “yarn-bombing” or “yarn graffiti” before, but it’s always fun to see new examples of this subversive form of urban art, involving covering everyday, public things with knitted and crocheted fabric.

You know, we’ve even contributed a little to our own neighborhood, here in New York.

Well, our webmaster Nancy’s daughter Elizabeth just sent us this photo she took while out and about in Austin, TX, and since we love seeing examples of yarn-bombing, we wanted to share it with you:

Yes, these road barriers are cozied in striped, solid, and even chevron knits.

Do you have a fun yarn-bombing story? Tell us about it by leaving a comment!

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