Lorna from Knits For Life upgraded this obsolete piece of technology in downtown San Mateo considerably.
2. Filling In The Cracks
Juliana Santacruz Herrera brought life to the streets of Paris.
3. Meter Monster
Hanasaurus Rex turned even the most terrible thing ever into something lovable.
5. Breakfast Telephone Pole
By Disgrace Yarn Bomber in Brunswick, Australia.
7. Patchwork Bench
The Fredericksburg, VA Area Museum and Cultural Center sponsored a yarn-bombing this past fall.
8. Unrideable But Still Totally Perfect Bike
In Fitzroy, a suburb of Melbourne, Australia, where yarn-bombing has taken over.
Queen Victoria got one too, from community members in Adelaide, Australia. Basically the US needs to up its game on the yarn-bombing front so we can even come close to matching Australia.
This project in Santa Rosa, CA was overseen by a neighbor named Judy Kennedy, who said that it was “too darn cold” even for the stone statues.
16. Jazzed-Up Phone Booth
This is one of the great classics of the genre. By Deadly Knitshade as part of Knit The City in London.
17. Blinged-Out Bus
Yes, yarn = bling. By Madga Sayeg, considered by many to be the “mother of yarn-bombing, in Mexico City.
19. Fleet Of Covered Cars
By a Russian yarn-bombing group named, aptly, Yarnbombing.ru.
21. Wooly Town Center
Jo Collier William Wools oversaw the community yarn-bombing of Kirkland Kendal in the UK.
23. Stop Sign Flower
Over 100 signs were bombed in San Diego before the city asked that the project stop. However, over a year later some of the flowers were still up and intact. Here’s the crochet pattern if you want to beautify your own neighborhood.
24. A Phone Pole Becomes A New Friend
Albeit a kind of creepy one. By Guerrilla Crochet Castedu in Cagliari, Italy.
25. Be-sweatered Guitar
By Maggie, part of Guerilla Crochet Casteddu.
26. Fountains of Yarn
From Bryant Park’s Campaign for Wool Festival.
29. “Izzy Loves Seth” Pole
Something tells me that Seth feels the same way. In Maryland.
30. “Ciao Bella” Tree
Garnapa bombed a tree outside her youngest son’s school in the hopes that it would help the kids “learn Italian and feel appreciated.”
Crystal Gregory juxtaposed doilies with barbed wire all across New York as part of her Art In Odd Places exhibition.
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