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Published: 2/5/2014 - Updated: 7 months ago


Sylvania Yarn Bomb

The city of Sylvania is wearing its love for art on its sleeve this winter season. More than 40 people came out for the first ever Sylvania Yarn Bomb outdoor installation Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, wrapping objects in the downtown district from Monroe Street to Main Street with hand-stitched yarn sleeves. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

Sylvania resident Michelle Atkinson spearheaded a Enlarge | Buy This Photo Sylvania resident Michelle Atkinson spearheaded a "Yarn Bomb" for downtown Sylvania
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Horsehead hitching posts lining the drive through for the Chandler Cafe are covered in brightly colored yarn patterns. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Horsehead hitching posts lining the drive through for the Chandler Cafe are covered in brightly colored yarn patterns.
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Door handles to the building housing the Sylvania Community Arts Commission are covered with brightly colored yarn. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Door handles to the building housing the Sylvania Community Arts Commission are covered with brightly colored yarn.
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Sylvania resident Michelle Atkinson puts the finishing touches on the crocheted yarn enveloping the posts of the local gazebo. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Sylvania resident Michelle Atkinson puts the finishing touches on the crocheted yarn enveloping the posts of the local gazebo....
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A car breezes past a clock covered in yarn near downtown Sylvania. Enlarge | Buy This Photo A car breezes past a clock covered in yarn near downtown Sylvania.
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Even the feet of park benches didn't escape a recent Enlarge | Buy This Photo Even the feet of park benches didn't escape a recent "Yarn Bomb" in downtown Sylvania planned and organized in advance ...
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Sylvania resident Michelle Atkinson puts the finishing touches on the crocheted yarn enveloping the posts of the local gazebo. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Sylvania resident Michelle Atkinson puts the finishing touches on the crocheted yarn enveloping the posts of the local gazebo....
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The brightly colored pink yarn surrounds the stem of a parking sign in downtown Sylvania. Enlarge | Buy This Photo The brightly colored pink yarn surrounds the stem of a parking sign in downtown Sylvania.
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The arms of a downtown Sylvania park bench joined street signs, door handles and horse posts in a Enlarge | Buy This Photo The arms of a downtown Sylvania park bench joined street signs, door handles and horse posts in a "Yarn Bomb."
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The gazebo in the Mini Park near downtown Sylvania had its posts covered in yarn over the weekend Enlarge | Buy This Photo The gazebo in the Mini Park near downtown Sylvania had its posts covered in yarn over the weekend
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Tags with the name of people who crocheted or knitted yarn coverings for various items in downtown Sylvania adorn their finished work. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Tags with the name of people who crocheted or knitted yarn coverings for various items in downtown Sylvania adorn their ...
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Sylvania resident Michelle Atkinson stitches closed a yarn wrapping for a post of a local gazebo. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Sylvania resident Michelle Atkinson stitches closed a yarn wrapping for a post of a local gazebo.
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