Topic: Greerton Guerilla Yarn Bombing (2013)

Topic type:

Greerton's cherry blossom trees were hit by a different kind of blossom on 30 June 2013 when they were targeted by a gang of yarn bombers. Photos by Lee Switzer.

Looking strange? see an archived version here

Greerton Guerilla Yarn Bombing (2013)

Needle-wielding knitters bombed the cherry trees as part of a community art project. 

  Greerton Guerilla Yarn Bombing (2013)

As the trees have lost their leaves for the winter they make an ideal canvas for the creative guerilla knitters.

 Greerton Guerilla Yarn Bombing (2013)

Hats were even created for the bollards that line the Village streets, some adorned with fluffy pom-pom's.

Greerton Guerilla Yarn Bombing (2013)

The artwork includes woollen knitting, crocheting and panels from recycled jumpers.   

Greerton Guerilla Yarn Bombing (2013)

Evidence of crochet and other needlework are littered throughout the colourful display. 

Greerton Guerilla Yarn Bombing (2013)

Yarn bombing has becoming popular since first recorded in 2004.

 Greerton Guerilla Yarn Bombing (2013)

The art display will stay in place for a few weeks to brighten the life of those driving through the village this winter.

Greerton Guerilla Yarn Bombing (2013)

this page was arcvhied at Perma cc April 2017 https://perma.cc/zv6a-geaa

Discuss This Topic

There are 0 comments in this discussion.

join this discussion

Greerton Guerilla Yarn Bombing (2013)


Year:2013