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DESIGN | 2 Years Ago By Diana Adams
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Yarn Bombing: A Global Graffiti Phenomenon

Yarn Bombers Decorate Neighborhoods

I’ve got another trend alert for you today, and this time, it’s a form of beautifully artistic vandalism, art or graffiti (whichever description you prefer) called yarn bombing. I remember reading an article about this a few years ago, but it’s definitely becoming more popular now. Yarn bombing can be found in cities all over the world.

Just last week in an article called Graffiti’s Cozy Feminine Side, the New York Times read, “Yarn bombing takes that most matronly craft (knitting) and the most maternal of gestures (wrapping something cold in a warm blanket) and transfers it to the concrete and steel wilds of urban streetscape.” I think it’s refreshing to see graffiti art created from something other than paint or chalk, and since yarn can be easily removed, it’s not as damaging to whatever surface it’s placed on.

There is just something about this softer side of graffiti tagging that I really like. Whether it’s on a telephone pole, park bench, tree branch, mailbox, fence, it doesn’t matter, I think it looks nice and adds a little personality to an otherwise dull space. Yarn bombers everywhere are completely changing the perception we have of knitting. It’s no longer only a quiet, introverted, introspective craft for loners and old ladies. Knitting is suddenly cool!

Yarn Bombers Global Graffiti

Yarn Bombers Global Sensation

Yarn Bombers Global Artists

Yarn Bombers Artist Sensation

Yarn Bombers Artist Sensation

Yarn Bombers Artist Sensation

Yarn Bombers Artist Sensation

Image Credits: [Jafa Girls] [Altared Spaces] [Serendipity]

 
 
 
 
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Author: Diana Adams


Diana has a passion for blogging and has written over 4,000 articles on Bit Rebels. In addition to being a writer, she is a seasoned editor who also loves to sell online advertising in creative ways. You can usually find Diana working in her home office in Atlanta or sitting in the corner of a downtown Starbucks somewhere with her mobile devices in one hand and a Grande Caramel Macchiato in the other. She loves Star Wars, hot chicken wings, and nice people. You can reach Diana at adamsconsulting3@gmail.com

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