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Yarn-Bomb Your Bicycle for Bike Month!

May 13th, 2013

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It’s National Bike Month! Whether you like to cruise through beach towns during vacation or use your bicycle as a primary mode of transportation, there is something so lovely about the riding of a bike. You can cruise carefree, go on an intense workout ride, or travel around knowing you’ve reduced your carbon footprint. Whatever the reason for your ride, why not celebrate Bike Month with a little bicycle yarn-bombing? As we know, temperatures are (finally!) rising, and big, heavy projects can seem even more daunting in the warmer months, but these quick and easy knit and crochet projects are a perfect opportunity to try out new yarns or color combinations and work on great pocket-sized projects. The best part is, when you’re done, you’ll have a truly customized bike that shows off your creative side!

Image of Bike Seat Cover
Knit Bike Seat Cover in Tweed Stripes Crochet Bike Seat Cover (from Ravelry)

Ready to be yarnbombed
Knit Lace Top-Tube Protector (from Ravelry) Knit and Crochet Bike Lock Pattern (from Tangle Was Here)
 
Crochet “I Heart My Bike Lock” Cozy by The Knit Cafe Toronto (from Ravelry) Knit Bicycle U-Lock Cover Recipe (from Ravelry)

Would you yarn-bomb your own bike? Have you already? We’d love to see your photos–share them with us on Facebook!

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