Yarnbombing: Oxford

Lampost Yarnbomb Oxford

Oxford is a beautiful city, all lush greens along side the flowing Thames and dreaming spires. But I’m afraid what really gets me excited is spotting a bit of renegade craft among the collegiate limestone…

floral Yarnbomb Oxford

These beautiful floral garlands decorated the fences of Radcliffe Square…

Lampost Yarnbomb Oxford

…and around the city lamppost were adorned with knitted cosies.

Lampost Yarnbomb Oxford

Do you know who made these yarnbombs? And why? I’d really love to know. But in the meantime, in an era where so much of our visual environment is dominated by adverts and multinational brands, I love seeing people put their such a pretty creative mark on their cities.

Check out more yarnbombs I have spotted on my travels here.