"Yarn bombing" is a relatively new form of hypermediacy. Not only is this a form of abstract art, the bright colors draw attention to the shape of the tree trunk and display. This site has an awesome Collection of street art pieces
The story goes that 1000 blankets were expected at this yarnbombing event in Helsinki, Finland, but ended up with 7800 and used only about half the pile. After the yarnbombing event all the blankets were donated to the safe house movement.
crochet covered tree > mind you, I would not use this on a fast-growing tree that thickens rapidly, as this art could last a good few years if mostly shaded by the tree itself, and made of a durable yarn
Extreme makeover of Wall Street's Charging Bull by Agata Oleksiak (known as Olek). When it comes to knit graffiti, yarn bombing or urban knitting, NYC-based artist and crochet queen Agata Oleksiak has got it all sewn up!