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I was on R4 Saturday Live today talking about my yarn bombing!

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DillyTante Sat 24-Nov-12 15:35:13

Today I was called by r4 Saturday live programme and talked very briefly about my yarn bombing escapades. I contacted them last week on twitter as they were briefly talking about it & this week a researcher rang and said would I do a quick phone out about what I do.

I think it went well but I daren't listen to it. It'll probably be on iplayer though.

IHeartKingThistle Sat 24-Nov-12 15:43:02

Are you one of the yarn bombers round my way?

<whispers> Surrey?

IHeartKingThistle Sat 24-Nov-12 15:45:14

Sorry, meant to say i loooove yarn bombing! Can't knit though, sadly.

Flimflammery Sat 24-Nov-12 15:47:59

What is a yarn bomber???

TwoJackRussellsandababy Sat 24-Nov-12 16:54:24

I heard you and wondered if it was a mumsnetter you were fab grin

DillyTante Sat 24-Nov-12 21:56:19

Iheart no not Surrey, though I have done one small one there.

MidnightKnitter Sun 25-Nov-12 12:25:55

i follow you on twitter but was working so couldn't listen at the time hope it went well.

duchesse Sun 25-Nov-12 23:58:36

I adore the concept of yarn bombing!! Go Dilly!

I wonder if there's a group in Devon?

BlueChampagne Mon 26-Nov-12 13:22:06

My boys and I still mourn the passing of the yarn bombing in Cambridge. Brightened up some dull bike racks no end.

Lulumama Mon 26-Nov-12 13:23:01

I's love to do that, but my knitting skills are not that great ! good on you x

DillyTante Tue 27-Nov-12 22:08:39

Thanks for all the replies.

Lulu, honestly you just need to be able to knit or crochet a square or a rectangle. It's a perfect base for a yarn bomb.

Lulumama Wed 28-Nov-12 16:17:01

that I can do and goiging to sort out a place for it with my fellow knitters x

DillyTante Wed 28-Nov-12 21:25:59

Yay! Let me know if you need any tips smile

RatherBeOnThePiste Fri 30-Nov-12 07:14:25

Oh I'm sad to have missed this! Wonder if it's on iplayer or sommat.

DillyTante Fri 30-Nov-12 07:41:17

Should still be on iplayer till tomorrow.

RatherBeOnThePiste Fri 30-Nov-12 08:08:08

Excellent, thanks Dilly, I shall away there today. My one attempt at yarn bombing is on my profile, my crochet isn't fab so I had to go for humour over quantity!

Why has yarn bombing stopped in Cambridge? sad

I want to do a Christmas thing in my road, but it will need to be small smile

Doilooklikeatourist Fri 30-Nov-12 10:48:29

Oh I heard you !
I love Radio 4 on Saturday morning .

RatherBeOnThePiste Fri 30-Nov-12 10:49:37

I can't find it! Well I have found radio 4 Saturday live, put it on and somehow missed you sad

DillyTante Fri 30-Nov-12 22:06:47

That looks great Pistey! How did you attach them?

DillyTante Fri 30-Nov-12 22:09:44

Btw Pistey there is a snowflake pattern on my blog which might make a good yarn bomb. V quick to make.

RatherBeOnThePiste Sat 01-Dec-12 08:15:48

With super strength double sided Sellotape, they lasted for a couple of days grin Thank you, I will have a go at your snowflake, I also saw your Christmas tree light one that I thought I would try for my road, well possibly just one lamp post!

DillyTante Sat 01-Dec-12 15:15:08

You're the second person to mention the fairy lights this week but that post was from last year. Where did you see it?

RatherBeOnThePiste Mon 03-Dec-12 08:50:16

I was hunting for simple Christmas crochet ideas and was looking through images on google, and I saw them, then found the way to your blog. I cannot remember what I had typed in at the point of finding though because I was having a lovely mooch smile

Oh I love the fairly lights. I'm going to have a go tomorrow smile.

Stitchthis Tue 11-Dec-12 21:35:29

Cable ties are good. Our last outing is still hanging around a couple of months later....

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