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Spotted in the Yarniverse: Crochet-Covered Smart Car

I love checking out design and crafting blogs for inspiration, ideas, and yarn-spotting. Browsing blog posts last week, I came across this photo of a Smart Car, completely covered in crochet, sitting on the streets of Rome!

Photographed by StartTheDay on Flickr.

It's a project from KnittaPlease, the yarny graffiti team, who are setting up for Il Lusso Essenziale, a festival in Rome that celebrates the "luxury of essential." Click here to see their blog post about this project.

What a great way to dress up your car and give it some personality!

Via Craftzine.com and Inhabitat.

What incredible yarn art have you seen around your neck of the woods? Tell us about it by leaving a comment!

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  • http://thoughtsnspots.blogspot.com Linda Kennedy

    I am amazed!!
    How do they keep it on and looking decent?

  • Sandy

    So much work... But VERY awesome! Thanks for sharing!

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  • ninik

    waw :)