Sweaters Adorn Bloomington Trees

The tree in front of Yarns Unlimited, downtown Bloomington, that inspired the Knitting to Heal project. Photo courtesy of knittingtoheal.org.

On October 5, the trees in downtown Bloomington will be “yarn bombed”! This installation of public art entitled “Knitting to Heal“, will serve as a fundraiser the The Middleway House, which provides comprehensive services and crisis intervention for domestic violence victims. Sponsored by local businesses, each tree’s sweater is being created by local knitters, crocheters, and other fiber artists. To learn more, visit knittingtoheal.org.

About: Heather Blackmon-doForno

As a member of the Ohio State University Marching Band, I quickly grew to appreciate the dedication and pride each Big Ten Marching Band exhibits, as well as the traditions, history and culture of each school they represent. Being a passionate world traveler, my trips to Big Ten schools have always involved an effort to go beyond the game, scoping out the best local places to eat, delving into local history, viewing the campus architecture and learning about quirky folklore.