Saturday, April 02, 2011

Something different: 2KCBWDAY5


I'm late on this one because I spent the last few days hiking in the Lake District, and I didn't get myself organized to schedule a post in advance. As it turns out, it's a good thing I didn't; I entertained the idea of going yarnbombing for yesterday's nonspecific topic, but again didn't get myself organized.

While exploring on my trip, I realized someone beat me to it.

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Yarn art in Grasmere, Cumbria.

It looks like there is moss growing on it, but in fact, it seems to be moss-coloured bouclé yarn.

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Does anyone know anything about this? I found these sculptures in the Quiet Garden at Rydal Hall. I'm sure it is a deliberate art project, but in my haste to post I haven't done any research (by which I mean googling) yet.

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10 comments:

  1. Wow that is amazing. All yarn bombing should be so beautiful. It looks like it is part of the tree, or as been there for so long it has grown on to it.

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  2. That is very pretty! Cool looking even...

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  3. I appreciate that it's nature coloured and not hot pink in the wild. Hiking in the lakes is simply bliss. Come to think of it, ANYTHING in the lakes is bliss!

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  4. Wow! I love yarnbombing and that's a really good one!

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  5. Incredible. I love how natural it looks. Great post.

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  6. I love this. Do you think it's crocheted? I can't imagine how to do those circles by knitting. It looks almost like crochet around plastic or metal rings. Cool!

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  7. That is probably the best yarn-bombing I've ever seen. It matches the environment and yet is obviously not quite natural. Very clever, and a good find on your part!

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  8. Wow, so magical! I've never seen anything like it. Makes me want to knit one for all my trees in the backyard!

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  9. The one with the moss-colored yarn looks so organic, which is very unusual because it's also extremely geometrical.

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  10. That's amazing! I'm taken aback by just how perfect those little circles are and how that yarn almost blends right in to the environment.

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