Hey knitters out there, look what I found!
Today I just want to direct your attention to this great blog about yarnbombing. Today they have a post about a huge yarnbombing at Zaragoza, Spain. And it’s even been government funded! A first step of having yarnbombings recognized as art?
Originally posted on Streetcolor:
This is # 8 Liberty Street in the old quarter of Zaragoza , Spain – yarnbombed on Thursday Sept 13 by 100 woman .
3 great Things About This
1 . This yarnbombing was one of 10 interventions done all over Zaragoza through ” The Assault Festival of Street Art ” . This was done with the cooperation of the city of Zaragoza who contributed 45,000 euros .
Funding ! Cooperation ! Recognition of yarnbombing as legitimate street art ! All very new and exciting.
2 . This is a huge yarnbombing . There are more than a thousand 20 x 20 squares. The wall of knitting and crocheting is 50 square meters. 1oo woman knit for almost 6 months to make this .
It was made only by woman .
There a re a number of ” Urban Knitting ” guerrilla yarnbombing groups in Spain in the cities of…
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