Yarn Bomb Highlight #6

The great variety of “Lamp Wraps” were knitted and crocheted by many people. (Photo: Currier Museum of Art) This piece was crocheted by my Ladies Night Out Crochet Class at Hobby Lobby.  The students were great – each week they learned a new technique or stitch, worked up a swatch during class and then donated it to “the Bomb”. 🙂 Some even worked up more pieces at home during the week.  Once all of their swatches were sewn together, it[Read more]

Yarn Bomb Highlight #5

The Fiber Studio of Henniker, NH owned by Melanie Connor and Pamela Michie (www.fiberstudio.com) worked up some great Pole Socks that became large stems for flowers just behind the sign project, “Art on Ash”.  Shelbie Connor, Brenda Bailey and Norma Hurlbutt contributed greatly to this part of the project.     This beautiful piece was woven by the Thrums Up Weaving Guild. Korrena knit this bright green Pole Sock in a wonderfully intricate leaf pattern.  She also works in the museum[Read more]

Yarn Bomb Highlights #4

Another group that worked quickly in a short amount of time was all the knitters and crocheters of the Elegant Ewe in Concord, NH.  Elegant Ewe is a neat yarn shop with a wide selection of yarns and knitting classes.  More about their store can be found at:  www.elegantewe.com. Kelly did a great job getting the word out about the project and putting all the pieces together.   Since this large sign is right at the museum’s front door, I[Read more]

Yarn Bomb Highlights #3

“Art on Ash” was basically a very long and skinny ‘scarf’ for the sign on the street. All of the pieces were made by knitters and crocheters of the Twill and Fabric Group.  Twill and Fabric is a unique yarn shop in Nashua, NH run by Susan and Sandy.  Check out their store’s website:  www.twillnh.com. Sandy did a great job rallying everyone to make their pieces in a short amount of time. Each segment was made using beautiful yarn in all[Read more]

25 Brilliant Yarn Bombs

I was checking my email on Sunday, 7/21, when I came across this article on MSN.com. http://t.living.msn.com/home-decor/diy-decorating/25-brilliant-yarn-bombing-ideas#image=1 Of course, it caught my eye – I am interested in anything having to do with Yarn Bombs. As I clicked through the 25 photos I was surprised and so pleased to see my humble little mushroom from our Mother’s Day Yarn Bomb (at the Currier Museum’s 2013 Art Fest) as the third image. Well, it actually is a giant mushroom.  I used Red Heart[Read more]