Home is where the Art is

Normally, it's my crafty street art that's warm and fuzzy but today it's the message. I've got a bit of a surplus of projects on the go right now. In anticipation of the best week of the year for a knitting, street crafter I am simultaneously working on a few things, some of which are almost … Continue reading Home is where the Art is

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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

Street Art & Crafts

Knitting is definitely my main craft-squeeze, but every once and awhile I get a hankering for something different. The term 'Street craft' seems to describe my crafting preferences the best. It's a combination of  street-art +craft thus all crafty forms are welcome ie. knitting/embroidery/cross-stitch, all in an urban...or rural art setting.   Looking back through the blog … Continue reading Street Art & Crafts

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