Wednesday, 8 December 2010

Yarn Bombing

This lovely mug with a knitted warmer really made my day today ... it is part of a yarn bombing project by a lady who calls herself Loose Yarn, and has been using her knitting to brighten up parts of Manchester, including bus stops, phone boxes and swings. I was just out on my round this morning and I found it sitting on someone's wall, with a little card attached that read, "Here is a little present from me, Loose Yarn. If it is not too much bother I would love to know where, how and what you think about finding your present by contacting me on one of my sites. Thank you!" I feel quite inspired now to spread a little knitting out in the real world.

5 comments:

  1. That is a wonderful idea, and a wonderful object to recieve by serendipity!

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  2. Wow!!!! Wow!! the Banksy of the Knitting World!!! Yay!! Now why can't I find something like this!!! How amazing!! Thank you for sharing this pic and for the info. Brilliant! Take care
    x

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  3. What a lovely idea and so nice to find- love old kittys comment - the Banksy of the knitting world!

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  4. it's so funny how you come to Manchester, Martine, with your yarny ways and that little mug cosy immediately finds you!! Serendipity doo dah! enjoy your toasty drinks! x

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  5. And it makes tea taste all the nicer...or maybe that was the real milk. :-)

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