Ruined umbrellas, soggy pants, make-up streaked faces. That was a common sight in NYC yesterday when we stepped outside. Mood dampening for some.
Not so for the crafty mind who sees a crummy weather day as a welcome opportunity (excuse) for happy craft time!
Lunch for 8 at the Craft Table
Thursday night, East River Ferry: Knitter casting on a loom.
“A world full of color,” said 20th century Austrian artist and architect Friedensreich Hundertwasser, “is synonymous with paradise.”
These days, we have artists engaging in Yarnbombing, Yarnstorming, Guerilla Crocheting, Knitifitti, and Knitting Graffiti to thank for a peek at Paradise.
Watch Olek crochet the Wall Street Bull in 2 hours! Image via StreetArtUtopia.com
“Wes Andersony” crochet grafitti wall in Bushwick by Brooklyn artist London Kaye via Gothamist.com
Artist B-Arbeitan via StreetArtUtopia.com
Paris, France via Time.com
Here’s my contribution. Captured on Kent Ave in Williamsburg Brooklyn.
Artist Olek @oleknyc
Your turn! Believe in Paradise. Capture Paradise. Contribute to Paradise. Make Paradise.