Yarn Bombing – Knit the City – Love it!

knit the city decorated telephone box London

 I was watching TV this evening and on popped an article about Yarn Bombing (I think it was on ‘The One Show‘ but don’t quote me!)…I had heard of it before, but hadn’t really paid that much attention to it!…Well I happened to say I liked this on Facebook and so many people replied, so I thought I would bring this FANTABULOUS idea to your attention (thats if you havn’t heard of it before of course!)!

knit the city

It’s kind of friendly graffitti but applied with quirky knitting of all shapes and sizes…you know the kind of stuff that, if you saw it, it would make you Happy! Just looking at these pictures shows you a little insight into it!…It so makes me want to get out the ‘Ole’ Knitting needles again…and brighten up my Towns lamp posts and pavements etc!

knit the city statue London

    Anyway to have a preview and a butchers into a bit more detail have a look HERE

knit the city bridge London

 You will be so glad that you did…and I hope it will put a BIG smile on your face just like it did us, at The Happy House 😉

knit the city logo

Have you ever participated in an event like this? and if so what have you knitted and where have you placed it?…Are you planning on Yarn Bombing in the near future…if so please tell us more…As I am sooooo interested in this! Thanks my luvelies xx

all photos taken from Knit the CityLets ‘BIG UP’ KNIT THE CITY!


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  1. Streetcolor
    16th May 2012 / 12:04 am

    Dear happy Loves Rosie It will be International yarnbombing Day Sat June 9 . Lots to see. I yarnbomb full time here in Berkeley , Ca. My name is streetcolor if you want to see.Great detailed complex blog !

  2. Larissa
    29th March 2012 / 11:47 am

    Ahhh – just found the buttons page … 🙂

  3. Larissa
    29th March 2012 / 11:40 am

    Wow! Your blog is wonderful! I would love to be brave enough to do yarn-bombing – it is a fantastic subject!Please would I be able to use your keep calm and walk the dog pic? I guess it links back to your blog? I'm a homesick Pom living in sunny (scorching) Western Australia, and your blog makes me feel HAPPY!! 🙂

  4. Debra Lynn Mejia
    16th March 2012 / 8:28 pm

    So funny! Great images!

  5. Divina Chita Brasil
    16th March 2012 / 7:30 pm

    Hi!! Your blog is fantastic!! I loved! Beautiful images!!!Have a nice weekend!!!

  6. Sarah Heseltine @ Lillian's House
    16th March 2012 / 10:29 am

    Hi there, lovely lovely knitting…go and have a nosey at the knitting on Saltburn pier, in the North East of England. Ive noticed someone has already commented about it but its totally fabulous and worth a peak, olympic theme! Im sure it'll make you smile 🙂

  7. kate
    15th March 2012 / 11:52 am

    I loved that feature it made me smile. What harmless high jinks, llike the people who make gardens in derelict spaces overnight. 🙂

  8. Michelle
    15th March 2012 / 9:59 am

    I' so gutted I missed the show – seeing all the tweets and fb posts about it this morning. I've been trying to get some peeps to do this here in Ireland but they are all a little shy. The nearest I got was covering my car in knitted squares last year http://michellemadethis.blogspot.com/2011/04/knitted-car.html

  9. Marlynne
    15th March 2012 / 2:49 am

    Never heard of such a thing her in the states! INTERESTING!

  10. NanaDiana
    15th March 2012 / 2:36 am

    Oh- I have never heard of anything like this but it is so comical. What a fun thing to do! xo Diana

  11. Lisette
    14th March 2012 / 10:57 pm

    Wow, this is funny. Uphere in Holland they only do the poles of the streetlights but this strings with puppets are super!

  12. Happy Harris
    14th March 2012 / 9:59 pm

    Hi Emma…Can I come with you 😉 isnt it fun! xx

  13. Emma Kate
    14th March 2012 / 9:57 pm

    Oh would so love to do this. Once I have more spare time I am going to start going out late at night to cheer people up when they wake up 🙂

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