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London: Olek and the Elephant Family

butterflyartnews.com May 22, 2013
London: Olek and the Elephant Family

Currently on display in London Covent Garden are two multi-coloured crocheted elephants by NYC Street artist Olek. The  Elephant Family  – an initiative... [Read more]

Olek: Becoming One’s Art for “The End Is Far”

blog.vandalog.com March 12, 2013
Olek: Becoming One’s Art for “The End Is Far”

For Olek, the past year has seen endless legal battles in London, which led to a brief incarceration and house arrest. During this time, it must have seemed... [Read more]

Streets: World Roundup (Oct 15 – Oct 21)

arrestedmotion.com October 18, 2012
Streets: World Roundup (Oct 15 – Oct 21)

With the return of our Streets World Roundup feature, we cover a lot of ground with the amount of worthy walls that have popped up since our last article.... [Read more]

Domestic craft meets street art - Regina Leader-Post

leaderpost.com August 14, 2013

Domestic craft meets street artRegina Leader-PostYarnbombing is a relatively new form of street art. Bits of yarn, knitted or crocheted, splay across public... [Read more]

Domestic craft meets street art - Regina Leader-Post

leaderpost.com August 14, 2013

Regina Leader-Post Domestic craft meets street artRegina Leader-PostYarnbombing is a relatively new form of street art. Bits of yarn, knitted or... [Read more]

Broadway Bridge 'yarn bombed' in 100-year nod - KOIN.com

koin.com July 22, 2013

Broadway Bridge 'yarn bombed' in 100-year nodKOIN.comThe term “yarn bomb” refers to “street art that employs colorful displays of knitted or crocheted cloth,... [Read more]

Broadway Bridge 'yarn bombed' in 100-year nod - KOIN.com

koin.com July 22, 2013

Broadway Bridge 'yarn bombed' in 100-year nodKOIN.comThe term “yarn bomb” refers to “street art that employs colorful displays of knitted or crocheted cloth,... [Read more]

Mystery knitters 'bomb' town with woollen kisses -...

Staffordshire Newsletter Mystery knitters 'bomb' town with woollen kissesStaffordshire NewsletterYarn bombing is a form of street art where trees,... [Read more]

Heights yarnbombers responding to vandal with beauty -...

blog.chron.com June 20, 2013

Heights yarnbombers responding to vandal with beautyHouston Chronicle (blog)Yarn bombing, yarnbombing, yarnstorming, guerrilla knitting, urban knitting or... [Read more]

Busy Saturday for outdoors art in Uphams Corner and Four...

dotnews.com June 20, 2013

Busy Saturday for outdoors art in Uphams Corner and Four CornersDorchester ReporterAdding more than a dash of color will be youth yarn-storming (a form of... [Read more]

Yarn bombing in Louth - Louth Leader

louthleader.co.uk June 17, 2013

Louth Leader Yarn bombing in LouthLouth LeaderYarn bombing, also known as urban knitting, is street art using colourful displays of knitted or... [Read more]

Giant crocheted doily appears under Bristol bridge - BBC...

bbc.co.uk June 13, 2013

BBC Bristol website Giant crocheted doily appears under Bristol bridgeBBC Bristol websiteYarn bombing - also known as guerrilla knitting - is a type... [Read more]

Being a young carer since the age of eight - Warrington...

warringtonguardian.co.uk June 13, 2013

Warrington Guardian Being a young carer since the age of eightWarrington GuardianThe BBQ will also play host to a yarn bomb - a type of street art... [Read more]

Queensgate woolly mammoths 'yarn bombed' by BombShells...

fox19.com June  8, 2013

Queensgate woolly mammoths 'yarn bombed' by BombShells Yarn - FOX19.com ...FOX19Yarn bombing is a type of graffiti or street art that employs colorful... [Read more]

Kick up a yarnstorm with this day of art - Bedfordshire News

bedfordshire-news.co.uk June  2, 2013

Kick up a yarnstorm with this day of artBedfordshire NewsJOIN the rest of the town in celebration of World Yarnbombing Day as local resident Liz Wright... [Read more]

Kick up a yarnstorm with this day of art - Bedfordshire News

bedfordshire-news.co.uk June  2, 2013

Kick up a yarnstorm with this day of artBedfordshire NewsJOIN the rest of the town in celebration of World Yarnbombing Day as local resident Liz Wright... [Read more]

Norcross Weekend Planner: Yarn Bombing, Live Theatre, Car...

norcross.patch.com May 31, 2013

Norcross Weekend Planner: Yarn Bombing, Live Theatre, Car Expo and MorePatch.comYarn Bomb: Come enjoy yarn bombing, which is a type of street art that... [Read more]

As One Mystery is Solved, Yarn Bombing Appears in...

hamlethub.com May 28, 2013

As One Mystery is Solved, Yarn Bombing Appears in RidgefieldHamletHubAccording to the Urban Dictionary, “yarn bombing or yarn tagging is a type of graffiti... [Read more]

Left Lion in Nottingham is 'yarn bombed' - BBC News

bbc.co.uk May 22, 2013

Left Lion in Nottingham is 'yarn bombed'BBC NewsYarn bombing, also known as guerrilla knitting, is a type of street art or graffiti using items made from... [Read more]

Rich history of art celebrated at Ararat gallery - Ararat...

araratadvertiser.com.au May 20, 2013

Rich history of art celebrated at Ararat galleryArarat AdvertiserYarn bombing is a form of street art involving knitted or crocheted yarn or fibre being... [Read more]

'Yarn Bomb' - The Union Leader

unionleader.com May  9, 2013

'Yarn Bomb'The Union LeaderEXPLOSION OF COLOR: More than 100 local sewing enthusiasts are collaborating on a Queen City "yarn bomb," a playful form of street... [Read more]

Cars turn into art in name of festival - Forbes Advocate

forbesadvocate.com.au May  6, 2013

Cars turn into art in name of festivalForbes Advocate... Music's Dane Millerd and Lindsay Kennedy with a couple of crocheted cars on Wednesday. Parked cars... [Read more]

When we entertained ourselves - Times Record News

timesrecordnews.com April 28, 2013

When we entertained ourselvesTimes Record NewsYarn bombing (also called guerrilla knitting or graffiti knitting), a type of street art in which artists... [Read more]

Graffiti knitting intrigues Weston hikers - The Weston Forum

thewestonforum.com April 24, 2013

The Weston Forum Graffiti knitting intrigues Weston hikersThe Weston ForumA likely explanation for the crocheted banners is that they are examples of... [Read more]

'Yarnbombing' In Wrexham Town Centre (Video!) - Wrexham.com

wrexham.com April 18, 2013

Wrexham.com 'Yarnbombing' In Wrexham Town Centre (Video!)Wrexham.comYarnbombing, also known as yarnstorming, guerrilla knitting, urban knitting or... [Read more]

Yarnbombers strike again - Your Local Guardian

yourlocalguardian.co.uk April 12, 2013

Your Local Guardian Yarnbombers strike againYour Local GuardianThe first example of the street art was a parking sign in Bridgeman Road, Teddington,... [Read more]

Yarnbombers strike again, this time in Hampton Wick -...

yourlocalguardian.co.uk April 12, 2013

Your Local Guardian Yarnbombers strike again, this time in Hampton WickYour Local GuardianThe first example of the street art was a parking sign in... [Read more]

Giant dress to net One Way festival crowd - Gold Coast...

goldcoast.com.au April 10, 2013

Gold Coast Bulletin News Giant dress to net One Way festival crowdGold Coast Bulletin NewsInspiration for the project unraveled from street art and... [Read more]

Yarnbombing arrives in Teddington - Your Local Guardian

yourlocalguardian.co.uk April  5, 2013

Your Local Guardian Yarnbombing arrives in TeddingtonYour Local GuardianThe woolly creation is an example of yarnbombing or guerrilla knitting, which... [Read more]

Exeter Around the Town - Exeter News-Letter

seacoastonline.com March 29, 2013

Exeter Around the TownExeter News-Letter"It is street art that employs colorful displays of knitted or crocheted yarn on things like trees, street signs,... [Read more]

Olek’s Billboard

monorex.com March 17, 2013

Olek who can make amazing art with a ball of yarn and a crochet hook has struck again in the USA.   She has redesigned the billboard taking over this one in... [Read more]

ArtWorks! gives Custom House Square a whole new look with...

southcoasttoday.com March 16, 2013

ArtWorks! gives Custom House Square a whole new look with 'yarn bombing'SouthCoastToday.comIt's public street-art with knitted or crocheted yarn instead of... [Read more]

'What else can I cover?' - San Mateo Daily Journal

smdailyjournal.com March 11, 2013

San Mateo Daily Journal 'What else can I cover?'San Mateo Daily JournalYarn bombing is a new type of street art that has spread across the world but... [Read more]

Weaving Threads of Art at the Ojai Valley Museum - The...

ojaipost.com March  1, 2013

Weaving Threads of Art at the Ojai Valley MuseumThe Ojai PostThe Yarn Bombers of Ojai – otherwise known as the Naughty 'Nitters or Guerilla Grannies –... [Read more]

Knitting group make a cosy for Hull phone box for Comic...

thisishullandeastriding.co.uk February 28, 2013

This is Hull and East Riding Knitting group make a cosy for Hull phone box for Comic Relief stuntThis is Hull and East RidingWhat the Knitwits have... [Read more]

Knitting club 'defaces' trees with colorful designs - UK...

kykernel.com February 26, 2013

UK The Kentucky Kernel Knitting club 'defaces' trees with colorful designsUK The Kentucky KernelYarn bombing is a type of graffiti or street art that... [Read more]

The Creative Mind: Q&A with Yarnbombing Artist Olek - TIME

style.time.com February 22, 2013

The Creative Mind: Q&A with Yarnbombing Artist OlekTIMEBorn in Poland and currently based in New York, Olek has spent the last decade showing her... [Read more]

Yarnbombers! How a group of Happy Hookers took crochet to...

liverpoolecho.co.uk February 20, 2013

Yarnbombers! How a group of Happy Hookers took crochet to the Liverpool ...Liverpool EchoAlso known as guerrilla or graffiti knitting, it's a type of street... [Read more]

Hearts of wool for Valentine's - Cotswold Journal

cotswoldjournal.co.uk February 14, 2013

Hearts of wool for Valentine'sCotswold JournalYarn bombing is an American craze which is also known as urban knitting. It is a form of street art which... [Read more]

Word of the year results are in - Warwick Daily News

warwickdailynews.com.au February  7, 2013

Word of the year results are inWarwick Daily NewsYarn bombing: the covering of public fixtures such as power poles, statues, etc., in knitted or crocheted... [Read more]

Geurilla Gallery to Hit Wellington - Scoop.co.nz (press...

scoop.co.nz February  5, 2013

Scoop.co.nz (press release) Geurilla Gallery to Hit WellingtonScoop.co.nz (press release)Chalkbomb Wellington takes its name from street art slang.... [Read more]

New words vie for space in lingo bingo - NEWS.com.au

news.com.au January 29, 2013

New words vie for space in lingo bingoNEWS.com.auYarn bombing: The covering of public fixtures such as power poles or statues in knitted or crocheted... [Read more]

Secret 'yarn bomber' has town in stitches - Oxford Mail

oxfordmail.co.uk January 10, 2013

Secret 'yarn bomber' has town in stitchesOxford MailYarn bombing – also known as guerrilla knitting – is a street art which involves decorating a public... [Read more]

Secret 'yarn bomber' has town in stitches - Witney Gazette

witneygazette.co.uk January 10, 2013

Secret 'yarn bomber' has town in stitchesWitney GazetteYarn bombing – also known as guerrilla knitting – is a street art which involves decorating a public... [Read more]

Secret 'yarn bomber' has town in stitches - Oxford Mail

oxfordmail.co.uk January 10, 2013

Secret 'yarn bomber' has town in stitchesOxford MailYarn bombing – also known as guerrilla knitting – is a street art which involves decorating a public... [Read more]

New year, new words - Northern Star

northernstar.com.au January  9, 2013

New year, new wordsNorthern StarNoun. The covering of public fixtures such as power poles, statues, etc, in knitted or crocheted coloured yarn, as a form of... [Read more]

New year, new words - Ballina Shire Advocate

ballinaadvocate.com.au January  9, 2013

New year, new wordsBallina Shire AdvocateNoun. The covering of public fixtures such as power poles, statues, etc, in knitted or crocheted coloured yarn, as a... [Read more]

Top Norcross Arts Stories of 2012 - Patch.com

norcross.patch.com December 28, 2012

Top Norcross Arts Stories of 2012Patch.comThe City Gets Yarn-Bombed: Knitters and crocheters joined together downtown for Spring Into Yarn, the city's... [Read more]

Sneak Peeks from Geometricks

brooklynstreetart.com September 22, 2012

The show’s up and the bubbly is waiting for the iceman to cometh and of course we hope you’ll be rolling through as Hellbent curates our first “Vandals or... [Read more]

Art Review: “40 Under 40: Craft Futures” at the Renwick...

washingtonian.com July 26, 2012

Art Review: “40 Under 40: Craft Futures” at the Renwick GalleryWashingtonian.com (blog)The same morning the exhibition opened to media, Olek executed one of... [Read more]