Yarnbombing, yarnstorming, guerilla knitting, urban knitting or graffiti knitting is a type of graffiti or street art that employs colourful displays of knitted or crocheted cloth rather then paint.
Knit Pompey Exhibition is part of an ongoing project, the exhibition showcases the work of two local knitting groups The Art Stop Cafes Guerilla Knitters and LARKS founded by Ann Day.
There will be several events going on during the duration of the exhibition, including ‘Artist’s and Writer’s Knit Pompey’ and ‘The Lost Hour’.
Everyone is welcome to come along and get involved, there will be live music by Krystyna Jankowska with free refreshments.
Opening night Friday 2nd March 2012 6-9pm at 20eleven at the Art Stop Cafe, Eastney Community Centre, Bransbury Park, Bransbury Road, Eastney, PO4 9SU. Exhibition finale Friday 30th March 2012 6-9pm
Facebook group – http://www.facebook.com/events/275682652504582/
Strong Island has featured Yarn Bombing before on the site. Always great to see more of this spread across the city adding spots and dashes of colour and we look forward to seeing the exhibition.