My first #yarnbomb, but not my last!

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Yarn bombing, yarnbombing, yarnstorming, guerrilla knitting, urban knitting or graffiti knitting is a type of graffiti or street art that employs colorful displays of knitted or crocheted yarn or fibre rather than paint or chalk. [source]

From:


Smith, K. (2007) The Guerilla Art Kit, New York, NY: Princeton Architectural Press

Finding the right spot near Cleveland Dam, North Vancouver, BC

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Tree in Germany

San Francisco Craft Project Series Part 5: Mini Sock Owls

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Today’s sock project from my cornucopia bin of delicious socks bought recently at Sockshop on Haight is a pair of sock owls made from tiny B.Ella socks!

 

Model: Rajwi Raniga

These are probably my favorite little socks.  I only found one pair on this last trip!  Same as last time!  Last time I made a Robin and and Owl:

See also:

SF Craft Project Series Part 1: Second Pilgrimage

SF Craft Project Series Part 2: Sock Bunny

SF Craft Project Series Part 3: Happy Birthday Twitter!

SF Craft Project Series Part 4: Sock Goddess

San Francisco Craft Project Series Part 4: Sock Goddess

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Today’s sock project from my cornucopia bin of delicious socks bought recently at Sockshop on Haight is a Venus of Willendorf sock goddess made from a Cricket Hosiery’s Tic Tac Toe Children’s Boot Sock!


CRICKET HOSIERY IN FACEBOOK


This sock goddess is dedicated to my friend, Laura Mack!

See also:

SF Craft Project Series Part 1: Second Pilgrimage

SF Craft Project Series Part 2: Sock Bunny

San Francisco Craft Project Series Part 3: Happy Birthday Twitter! #sockbird

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Happy 6th birthday, Twitter!

I had the honor of eating lunch at Twitter in San Francisco March 12, 2012! I was pleased to see my Twitter Sock Bird safe and sound in the reception bookshelf!

See also:

Original Twitter Bird post

SF Craft Project Series Part 1: Second Pilgrimage

 

San Francisco Craft Project Series Part 2: old-fashioned red-heeled sock bunny!

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Recall:

SF Craft Project Series Part 1: Second Pilgrimage

One of my purchases from my second visit Sockshop on Haight, San Francisco, was the Original Rockford Red-Heel Sock.

Great timing for my custom order of an old-fashioned red-heeled sock bunny for my client in Australia!

Vintage pearl button eyes from Fort Langley, BC!

Off to Australia!

The red-heeled sock section at the Sockshop

The Sockshop!

Stay tuned for  posts about my new projects using the socks I purchased!

"Peanut" visits during sock monkey therapy and steals an arm!


My how-to make-a-sock-monkey video!!! #catchthefever #share #OperationSockMonkey

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A huge thank you to my brother, Fredrik Thorsen, for directing, producing, filming and editing!

ENJOY!

How To Make A Sock Monkey (HD) from Intersections Media on Vimeo.

I am honored to know this video will be used as part of Operation Sock Monkey‘s campaign to support Pencils For Kids‘ sewing program for girls in Niger!