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« on: August 23, 2011 04:44:46 PM »

While visiting Old Colorado City in Colorado, I came upon this interesting knitted item. It was next to a park where a blues band was playing. I can only come up with a description of "fence cozy". Someone thought the fence looked cold I guess. It seemed to actually be knitted or crocheted directly on to the post. I just thought I'd share, I found it amusing and whimsical. My family kept trying to drag me away while I was trying to photograph it, so the pic isn't perfect, but in this case, it's the idea that counts. I'd love to know the story behind it, lol.

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« Reply #1 on: August 23, 2011 04:59:26 PM »

Thanks for letting this be posted on the knitting board, it's so random I thought I was safe posting in misc........... Tongue
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« Reply #2 on: August 31, 2011 12:42:35 PM »

It could be a Knitta tag although theirs are usually zip-tied onto the pole, fence or whatever.
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« Reply #3 on: September 04, 2011 07:33:14 PM »

I have never heard of a Knitta tag, but I will google it. Thanks!
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« Reply #4 on: September 04, 2011 07:45:24 PM »

looks like a yarn bombing to me.
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« Reply #5 on: September 08, 2011 04:01:23 PM »

Oh my, things I never knew people even did!
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« Reply #6 on: September 12, 2012 12:44:06 PM »

I like you for that!
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« Reply #7 on: September 13, 2012 05:42:50 AM »

Thanks Taramor! I gotta be me, lol. Seriously, this is still the only yarn bomb I've ever seen in the wild. I had heard of "seed bombs" where people completely load a ball of mulch with flower seeds and lob them over fences or into vacant lots. In my mind, a perfect world would be grafitti-ed, yarn and seed bombed, lol. Grin
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« Reply #8 on: September 17, 2012 03:30:08 AM »

makes me really think that I could reduce my stash by doing a bit of bombing round here.
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