My Japan Trip: Part 5: Shinjuku and Nakano

  If yesterday was a search for retro gaming and gashapon, today was most definitely a hunt for Blythe dolls and craft shops. I got on the Yamanote Line train up to Shinjuku around 9:30am – it was a Sunday so I thankfully avoided the horrific rush hour traffic we … Continue reading

Happy International Yarn Bombing Day!

    Yarn bombing, yarnbombing, yarn storming, guerrilla knitting, kniffiti, urban knitting or graffiti knitting is a type of graffiti or street art that employs colourful displays of knitted or crocheted yarn or fibre rather than paint or chalk.     I think many crocheters and knitters are familiar with Yarn Bombing, but did you know there is an International Yarn Bombing Day?! International Yarn Bombing … Continue reading