Tag Archives: crochet

HAND CRAFTED POLAROIDS

yarn bomb cup of tea

I LOVE THIS LITTLE TEA CUP. MY FRIEND CROCHETED IT FOR HER GIRLFRIEND AS A LOVELY GIFT

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THIS YARN BOMBED STREET POLE REALLY BRIGHTENS UP PORT ADELAIDE

crazy hat polaroidCRAZY CRAFTERS BADMINTON MADNESS HAT. THIS WAS MADE FOR A COMPETITION WHERE ALL THE HATS WERE MADE FROM RECYCLED JUNK. I LIKE IT BUT IT DIDN’T EVEN GET A PLACING IN THE COMPETITION. OH WELL, WE CAN STILL ENJOY THE PICTURES OF IT ANYWAY

ART OF YARN BOMBING

YARN BOMBING BIKESYarn bombing also known as knit graffiti is a form of anarchic craft that melds traditional knitting and crochet skills with street art and installation art. Yarn bombing is the art of adorning inanimate and often pedestrian objects in colourful knitting or crochet. Poles, lamp posts, street signs and trees are often wrapped in lengths of knitted wool or acrylic yarn. Crochet flowers adorn chain link fences, park benches and bike racks.

Yarn bombing has gained popularity across the world and has begun to attract it’s fair share of media attention. Just type yarn bombing into any internet search engine and a string of blogs, light news articles and colourful pictures will pop up. There are many facebook community pages dedicated to yarn bombing and I recommend liking them as they can post some brilliant photographs of yarn bombing from all over the world.

Yarn bombing bicycles is a creative niche that has sparked the imagination of many crafters. Each year there is an entire street art exhibition dedicated to yarn bombed bikes in Adelaide South Australia.

ART OF YARN BOMBING the book has just been released for kindle check out the link YARN BOMBING KINDLE

book cover yarn bombingART OF YARN BOMBING KINDLE

YARN TEA AND VEGETABLE CAKES

HAND CRAFTED PARTIES ARE THE THEME OF TODAYS BLOG POSTtea cupA CRAFTY LITTLE TEA PARTY SETTING. PERFECT FOR A KNITTING OR CROCHET PARTY.

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garden cake 3THIS CAKE IS A CRAFTY LITTLE GARDEN PARTY CAKE, WITH MARZIPAN CARROTS, PEAS, CORN, TOMATOES, EGGPLANT & CAULIFLOWER. CHOCOLATE BISCUIT SOIL AND GREEN COCONUT GRASS. MY FRIENDS NUNYA AND IAIN HANDCRAFTED THIS CAKE WITH A LITTLE INSPIRATION FROM MARTHA STEWART.vegie cake 2

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