Recycling Yarnbombs

I just realized that I can squeeze more joy from a yarnbomb if I make it, install it and then take it down and re-install it somewhere else! Genius! This summer I've had the opportunity to re-use two yarnbombs and so I'm writing today about how good it is to reimagine the yarnbomb for double … Continue reading Recycling Yarnbombs

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Knitting in Public

As widely announced, June is my very favourite month. This is because there are a number of 'days' relevant to being a 'knitting, street-crafter living on the edge of Earth' worth celebrating. This past week saw World Oceans Day, World Wide Knit in Public Day and International Yarnbomb Day. So, obviously I had to get … Continue reading Knitting in Public

Yarnstorming Montreal

Montreal is a fabulous place, especially for a long weekend celebrating Mother's Day. While touring the city, it was obvious I wasn't the only one who thought it was a perfect destination for a city-escape with the Mama. I've got a well rehearsed vacation itinerary now that can fit almost any destination and when things … Continue reading Yarnstorming Montreal

Free NFLD Yarnbomb

Newfoundland has one piece of iconic grafitti that aims to stir the embers of nationalism buried in many Newfoundlanders' hearts. You see, the island province of Newfoundland was it's own country until it joined confederation with Canada in 1949. Free NFLD was originally coined by artist Wallace Ryan to promote Newfoundland nationalism. It appeared on posters around the … Continue reading Free NFLD Yarnbomb