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Amber and Matt Ball and seven-year-old son James spot a woolly row of crowns, one of a number of jubilee-themed banners strung, Banksy-style, around town lamp posts by an anonymous team of knitters. For: NNN Date: 07/06/2012 Photo: karen bethell
By DONNA-LOUISE BISHOP, Reporter
Monday, June 4, 2012
An anonymous team of nimble-fingered yarn bombers surprised townsfolk in Sheringham today (Monday) with a jubilee-themed treat.
A woolly row of knitted crowns were wrapped Banksy-style, around the lamp posts at random locations in the town centre.
The knitting group - who wanted to remain anonymous - dubbed themselves “The Loops”.
A spokesman from the group said: “We wanted to make people smile and bring ‘yarn sprinkling’ to the town.”
Yarn bombing - or sprinkling - is a type of graffiti or street art that employs colourful displays of knitted or crocheted yarn or fibre rather than paint or chalk.