Yarn bombing the Fawkner Community House

Started work on the fence

Started work yarn bombing the fence

Ever heard of yarn bombing? It has become quite the rage in beautifying some of the common everyday street furniture around our suburbs, particularly in the inner city. Yarn bombing is a form of street art that uses colourful displays of knitted or crocheted wool or other fibres to create beautiful public spaces.

Come along and help yarn bomb the Community House mesh fence, parking sign poles and other street furniture around the Community House at the Market and Swap Party on Thursday 1st November. Help us to get the house looking pretty for the Open Day on Saturday 17 November 2012.

The Fawkner Community House is surrounded by a mesh fence at the back of the carpark with several parking sign poles. To help make the Community House pretty for Open Day on Saturday 17 November we are going to yarn bomb the fence and surrounding street furniture.

Here is a simple guide in how to start yarn bombing. Time to get out those crochet and knitting needles and knit up a some designs for around Fawkner Community House.

Watch this video of a community project Yarn bombing a fence in Hurstbridge Melbourne for a community project to commemorate the hundredth anniversary of the first train to Hurstbridge.

Watch this video of Twilight Taggers re-bombing a parking meter along the busy streets of Melbourne.

Pom pom on the fence
Interested in being involved? Leave a message for Colleen at the Community House phone on 9357 4631 or email us at Sustainable Fawkner.

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