Yarn bombed, that is …
A friend once told me that interest in crafts
is cyclical, and that it runs in seven-year cycles.
Crafts don’t ever really go away, but popularity varies.
What’s the latest trend? Knitting and crocheting are on
the rise these days, but in a new, edgier format–
Be sure to attend the SPLAT session at ILA on Thursday, Oct. 6 at 4:00 p.m.
to learn more about yarn bombing and other emerging trends that you
can apply in your library!
Join us on the SPLAT couch for some needlework
any time. Or, fire up your needles & hooks
to improve the looks of the conference center!
(Inside only, please! The Grove trees & sculptures are OFF LIMITS.)
In the meantime,
Check Wikipedia for a quick overview:
Then perhaps you’ll “Like” one of the two yarn bombing
pages on Facebook to learn more:
And, of course, we have a book for you:
Yarn bombing : the art of crochet and knit graffiti /
by Mandy Moore and Leanne Prain.
See you in Boise!