Yarn Bombing – in Southport

My sister told me at the weekend that the crafty people of my home town of Southport, Merseyside have been Yarn Bombing one of the pedestrianised streets with knitted and crocheted flowers.  They have apparently submitted their efforts to Britain in Bloom! 

It seems that craft is booming in the North West – not how it was when I was growing up when arts and crafts seemed to consist of the local watercolour society and a few courses at the local college…

Here is the coverage in the local newspaper, The Southport Visiter – check out the fantastic gallery of photos.