Reefs in Art – Yarnbombing

By Josh Saul 8 years agoNo Comments

It seems there is no separating reefs and yarn.  From the Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef to the Harlem Knitting Circle’s Satellite Reef, the ability to use complex patterns to replicate the textures and patterns from the reef has been adopted by many knitting circles.  This is the first outdoor installation that we’ve seen and it clearly took some planning to pull off.  Located in San Mateo, the construction of the squid was fully documented here, and involved a huge amount of yarn and measurements in order to guarantee a good fit.  We’re keeping our fingers crossed that something like this can be used a la Flaming Cactus to add color and design to common city installations.

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 Josh Saul

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Josh Saul is a technology consultant for large global banks. He has been involved in the aquarium hobby for 20 years and has been SCUBA diving for more than 30.

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