Interview with Googlyness

Ah, September. Everything kicks back into gear in September, including interviews with rocking guerilla artists. Hurray! These interviews have made for a super fun project: It's been amazing to pick the brains of  so many rad. artists-both to learn about their inspiration and share their stories and funky fresh art work. So good! I definitely … Continue reading Interview with Googlyness

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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

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