Yarn Bomb Bute 2013

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Images from Yarn Bomb Bute: a creative community engagement project by the Rothesay Townscape Heritage Initiative (THI) and Angharad McLaren to celebrate the investments made in bringing life to Rothesay, by both the THI's built heritage regeneration funding and the local community, who form the island's social fabric.

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Local crocheter Margaret Kane yarn bombed her front gate to signpost people to the trail :) Margaret Kane, Yarn Bombing, Yarn Shop, Deco, Knitting Yarn, Gates, Sticks, Hooks, Graffiti

Local crocheter Margaret Kane yarn bombed her front gate to signpost people to the trail :)

After the Yarn Bomb Bute trail event, all the material was recycled or made into products for good causes. These snakes became draught excluders and/ or family pets, raising funds for local charities Door Draught Excluder, Draught Excluders, Local Charities, Door Draft, Yarn Bombing, Good Cause, Snakes, Raising, Dinosaur Stuffed Animal

After the Yarn Bomb Bute trail event, all the material was recycled or made into products for good causes. These snakes became draught excluders and/ or family pets, raising funds for local charities

After the Yarn Bomb Bute trail event, all the material was recycled or made into products for good causes: pompom rug for Achievement Bute made from pompoms made by the children there Pom Pom Rug, Pom Poms, Yarn Bombing, Good Cause, Raspberry, Trail, Crochet Necklace, Recycling, Crochet Patterns

After the Yarn Bomb Bute trail event, all the material was recycled or made into products for good causes: pompom rug for Achievement Bute made from pompoms made by the children there

Braids made by children at North Bute and Rothesay Primary decorating the scaffolding on Montague Street, where Rothesay THI regeneration work is underway Yarn Bombing, Scaffolding, Decorating, Street, Children, Creative, Fabric, Projects, How To Make

Braids made by children at North Bute and Rothesay Primary decorating the scaffolding on Montague Street, where Rothesay THI regeneration work is underway

Pompom flowers at Maison Gina on Montague Street, recipient of Rothesay THI regeneration funding Yarn Bombing, Knit Crochet, Street, Creative, Fabric, Flowers, How To Make, Inspiration, Image

Pompom flowers at Maison Gina on Montague Street, recipient of Rothesay THI regeneration funding

Colourful yarn bombed railings at Rothesay Castle, signposting people to follow the yarn bomb trail Yarn Bombing, Railings, Trail, Castle, Sport, Creative, People, Projects, Deporte

Colourful yarn bombed railings at Rothesay Castle, signposting people to follow the yarn bomb trail

Pompom pets made by children at Appletree Nursery hanging out at Bute Pet Supplies, where Rothesay THI regeneration work is underway Yarn Bombing, Hanging Out, Pet Supplies, Art Projects, Nursery, Pets, Children, Creative, Fabric

Pompom pets made by children at Appletree Nursery hanging out at Bute Pet Supplies, where Rothesay THI regeneration work is underway

Wee bonnets on the bollards, knitted by the talented staff at Fraser Gillies, recipient of Rothesay THI shopfront funding Yarn Bombing, Creative, Fabric, Tejido, Tela, Fabrics

Wee bonnets on the bollards, knitted by the talented staff at Fraser Gillies, recipient of Rothesay THI shopfront funding

Children from Achievement Bute enjoying the yarn bombing Yarn Bombing, Children, Creative, Fabric, Kids, Tejido, Tela, Fabrics, Kid

Children from Achievement Bute enjoying the yarn bombing

Yarn bombed banister at Rothesay harbour, welcoming people to Bute for the September weekend Yarn Bombing, September, Fabric, People, Tejido, Tela, Fabrics, Folk

Yarn bombed banister at Rothesay harbour, welcoming people to Bute for the September weekend

Pompom blossom tree and yarn bombed lamp post at Guildford Square, overlooking Rothesay THI funded regeneration work underway on Montague Street Yarn Bombing, Blossom Trees, Pta, Street, Creative, Fabric, Projects, Image, Tejido

Pompom blossom tree and yarn bombed lamp post at Guildford Square, overlooking Rothesay THI funded regeneration work underway on Montague Street

After the Yarn Bomb Bute trail event, all the material was recycled or made into products for good causes: gift cards made using crochet flowers and butterflies Yarn Bombing, Good Cause, Gift Cards, Crochet Flowers, Butterflies, Trail, Street Art, Recycling, Card Making

After the Yarn Bomb Bute trail event, all the material was recycled or made into products for good causes: gift cards made using crochet flowers and butterflies

Crochet butterfly over looking the butterfly community art work on Guildford Square Crochet Butterfly, Yarn Bombing, Community Art, Art Work, Crochet Necklace, Creative, Fabric, Projects, How To Make

Crochet butterfly over looking the butterfly community art work on Guildford Square

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