THOSE cheeky little garden gnomes, the Lismore Yarn Guerrillas have been at it again, this time spreading their knitted creations throughout the Little Keen Street community garden.
The phenomenon known as 'yarn-bombing' involves a clandestine group of knitters creating a series of works and displaying them in public places. They usually sneak out in the dead of night and decorate a space so that people are taken by surprise when they see it in the morning.
And that's exactly what happened in Little Keen Street.
Resident and keen community gardener Max Burgess called The Echo on Monday morning after seeing what had been left the previous night. Nestled throughout the garden were knitted and crocheted creatures: worms, frogs and butterflies, plus a snake, a bee in a tree, a gecko and some flowers.
Even the garden hose had been covered with wool.
"The kids just love it," Max said. "We all just want to say thanks to whoever did it. They're so excited. We had no idea that it was coming. It's such a cool installation. Everyone is so appreciative."
Nobody has yet come forward to claim responsibility...
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