Category Archives: Crochet

Windsor’s First Fully Covered Piece!!

i’m so excited to share this. Elisha, who has basically been keeping this blog alive with her photos, has finally finished covering her parking meter with her crochet tags**. it looks beautiful and feminine and 100% unique. i like it a lot and can’t wait to see it in person. LOOK:

DONE! photo by Elisha

DONE! photo by Elisha

it’s so nice that something has been fully covered. i feel like i haven’t tagged in a really long time. i’ve been trying to put tags downtown only, but since i live 12km+ away , i think i may start to hit Forest Glade. it only makes sense and it will give me an excuse to go on random walks or bike rides by myself. i definitely feel like i am missing out on June.

ANYWAY, great job Elisha!! congratulations on covering the parking meter : )

**I was just informed that the yellow tags are in fact knitted. Nicole taught Elisha how to knit at the last CNAP meeting and she’s steadily becoming addicted. yay!

Elisha’s Parking Meter, Nearly Complete!

Elisha has been working hard to cover this parking meter. She is one tag away from it being complete! I really admire her dedication. I feel like I haven’t tagged in a really long time (but i also live a million kilometers from the bike racks i’m trying to cover, so that could be why.) Anyway, pictures!

 

 

It just needs one more tiny tag! I hope she decides to use black to balance it perfectly : ) Photo by Elisha.

It just needs one more tiny tag! I hope she decides to use black to balance it perfectly : ) Photo by Elisha.

 

Detail of the bold yellow and pink tag

Detail of the bold yellow and pink tag. Photo by Elisha.

She calls this one Embroidered Astronomy. I really like how unique it is. Photo by Elisha.

She calls this one Embroidered Astronomy. I really like how unique it is. Photo by Elisha.

As always, great job Elisha! I look forward to seeing this piece completed : )

Update on Elisha’s Parking Meter

Elisha has been crocheting up a storm! She has attached yet another beautiful tag on her parking meter. I saw her last night at CNAP where she showed me the buttons that she uses to embellish the tags. She gets small boxes of buttons from the dollar store. She said that they’re sold by colour, which sounds awesome. I’ve never even thought of buying buttons from the dollar store! These tags can be seen on Chatham near the Art Gallery of Windsor.

photo by Elisha

Two More Crocheted Tags

A little while ago, Elisha started to crochet tags for a parking meter near the Art Gallery of Windsor. I haven’t actually seen them in real life, but she’s been uploading pictures of them to her Flickr account, which is where these pictures are from. She’s been embellishing them with buttons, which really adds to their charm. I like them a lot, Elisha. Keep them coming : )

 

The original crocheted tag.

 

Elishas latest tag

Elisha's latest tag

Crocheted Tree “Headband”

Last week Nicole, Darren and I attended our first Stitch N Bitch at The Windsor Workers’ Action Centre. Coincidentally, Nicole and I yarnbombed a parking meter right in front of the building a week before, not knowing what went on inside. Upon introducing ourselves, the women who worked there realized it was us who yarnbombed them and seemed to be really happy about it. One woman, whose name I believe is Brandi (thank you Facebook), took a break from crocheting her massive blanket and quickly (!) crocheted a tag for a nearby tree. I took some pictures of the tagging.

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there's a garbage strike in Windsor right now. I walked by this tree yesterday, and the pile is twice as large now. It's sad because there is a huge spot next to this tree that the garbage could have been dumped on. but instead, someone decided to surround the tree with it. disgusting.

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This tree clearly was in need of some love.

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The tag outside of the WWAC. Nicole got business cards made using my photograph of it.

The Windsor Workers’ Action Centre is located on 328 Peliissier, right off of University. Stop in for the next Stitch N Bitch on Thursday June 25th! And if you don’t know how to knit, come to Phog THIS THURSDAY with basic knitting supplies to learn FOR FREE!