“They give us cheer and happiness when we see colours,” Price added.
Yarn bombing is a form of graffiti – often traced to a Houston, Texas woman or the Netherlands – celebrating the history of fibre as decoration. Anything from military tankers to bike racks to trash cans are game.
Price said volunteers have been recruited for the installation; inspired by an experiment of sorts last year.
“A group of us met and we actually yarn bombed the bench at the library,” said Susan, who didn’t give her last name. “Mysteriously, our yarn bombing project disappeared.”