Olek Covers the Facade of Houses in Sweden, Finland With Pink Crochet

A house in Sweden and its counterpart in Finland, once disparate entities, are now inextricably linked, thanks to the creative machinations of a “yarn bomber” named Olek.…

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How Yarn Bombing Grew From Fringe Activity to Global Movement

How did “yarn bombing,” a form of street graffiti that turns everyday objects into colorful knitted or crocheted displays, grow from a quirky personal statement into an…

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Olek's Underwater "Yarn Bomb" May Have Killed Marine Life in Mexico

BOMBS AWAY “Believe it or not, there is a lot of marine life growing, incrusted in the sculpture, and we gather that this has killed it,” he told the Associated Press. The…

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PHOTOS: Oklahoma Artist on a Mission to Knit, Catalog 52 Forms of Fungi

MAGIC MUSHROOMS For Martin, mimicking Mother Nature in all her colorful, diverse glory is more than a test of her skills; it’s also an exercise in individual growth. “[The…

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Mystery "Yarn Bomber" Attaches 150-Ft Olympic-Themed Scarf to Pier

Photos by North News and Pictures A mysterious “yarn bomber” has struck Saltburn-by-the-Sea in North Yorkshire. Don’t panic, no incendiary devices were involved.…

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