Devising ways to make knitting and crochet accessible through participatory making amongst growing creative communities.
outdoor textile installation around one of the large trees that welcomes the community into the public park space.
Artyarn created an installation of 'Tree Cosies' that were placed around the festival site.
of knitting and crochet as an artistic media, as well as the traditional technical aspects of knitting and crochet, and make it one of their main aims to pass on these traditional skills to the community in which they are commissioned to work in. This supports the creation of highly crafted art works with a contemporary outcome.
“All ArtYarn projects reflect the artistic, social and historical contexts of knitting and crochet, and focus on the tactility of hand manipulated processes with basic and easily accessible fibres, and found and recycled materials.”
coordinated and installed
made by knitters and crocheters from around the world. Fabled Fiber is the official supplier of ArtYarn yarns and knitting supplies.