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Yarn Bombing (Ff): The Art of Crochet and Knit Graffiti Mandy Moore

Yarn Bombing (Ff): The Art of Crochet and Knit Graffiti

Mandy Moore

Published March 15th 2012
ISBN : 9781551524528
ebook
232 pages
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 About the Book 

As seen in The New York Times and The New YorkerOn city street corners, around telephone posts, through barbed wire fences, and over abandoned cars, a quiet revolution is brewing. Knit graffiti is an international guerrilla movement that started underground and is now embraced by crochet and knitting artists of all ages, nationalities, and genders. Its practitioners create stunning works of art out of yarn, then donate them to public spaces as part of a covert plan for world yarn domination.Yarn Bombing: The Art of Crochet and Knit Graffiti is the definitive guidebook to covert textile street art. This full-color DIY book features twenty kick-ass patterns that range from hanging shoes and knitted picture frames to balaclavas and gauntlets, teaching readers how to create fuzzy adornments for lonely street furniture. Along the way, it provides tips on how to be as stealthy as a ninja, demonstrates how to orchestrate a large-scale textile project, and offers revealing information necessary to design your own yarn graffiti tags. The book also includes interviews with members of the international community of textile artists and yarn bombers, and provides resources to help readers join the movement- its also chock full of beautiful photographs and easy step-by-step instructions for knit and crochet installations and garments.Join the yarn bombing revolution!