There are really a lot of interesting poles in Paris. I should make a study. This pole is one of the ubiquitous little pedestrian survival poles that are along all the streets apparently to keep the cars off the people walking along.This is the simplest knitted piece, just color blocks. Usually I need to cover every piece with lots of ruffles.I wanted to put a yarn bomb at the entrance to this bridge across the Seine to The Louvre. The little pole was on a traffic island in the middle of the street where people wait for the light to change. I really got squished by everyone as I sewed it on. As soon as I finished a young man began shouting for his friends to come see. Lots of people were taking pictures and looking surprised and pleased. Small children smiled at me. So fun. The next day my friends went by to see it and it was gone.
We were having a good time yarnbombing The North Berkeley Library last Friday , getting ready for their grand reopening. We had 4 glass blowing inspired knit tags and they really looked good against the new rosy tile. Lots of locals were stopping and taking pictures and thanking us. I love libraries so much and […]