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Posted inCommunity

Berkeley library welcomes back yarnbombing on racks

Fresh yarn decorates the bike racks outside Berkeley’s North Branch Library. Photo: Streetcolor Fresh yarn decorates the bike racks outside Berkeley’s North Branch Library. Photo: Streetcolor Some stories do have happy endings. Readers may remember in April when something of a brouhaha erupted over the “yarnbombing” of a bicycle rack outside Berkeley’s North Branch Library. Local […]

Posted inArts, Community

Inside the mind of an (anonymous) yarn bomber

Post with knitted cover by Streetcolor on Fourth Street. Photo: Streetcolor. Berkeleyside has been following the city’s yarn bombing movement since May when KnittaPlease conducted a stealth knitting operation on a piece of public art on the Berkeley-Oakland border. Another anonymous graffiti knitter, Streetcolor, has emerged more recently and focuses on covering sign- and lamp-posts, mostly […]