Thursday, March 07, 2013

yarn bombing the museum

michigan's department of natural resources is looking for knitters! the michigan historical museum will be yarn bombed as part of its be a tourist in your own town event that starts june 1.

yarn bombing in aviles, spain. photo by rebes.

they are hosting stitch labs now through may:
all skill levels welcome; instruction, limited equipment available.

they happen from10:30-3:30 on march 23, april 27, and may 18. there are also kids stitch labs on march 16 and april 20.

want to participate and can't make it to a stitch lab? no worries!

Knitting or crocheting enthusiasts who cannot make it to Lansing to participate can send their creations in the form of 5-inch-by-5-inch squares in any color to the museum to be included. They can be mailed by May 29 to the Michigan Historical Museum, 702 W. Kalamazoo St., P.O. Box 30740, Lansing, MI 48909.

this all sounds like a jolly great idea to me. i hope to head out to see the finished product!