Eyes on the Street: Yarn by the Meter
The Montague Street Business Improvement District along with DOT’s Urban Art Program today unveiled the "69 Meters" public art project. Hand-knitted cozies will adorn all the street’s parking meters through mid-June. Says the BID:
69 Meters is a collaboration between [textile artist Magda] Sayeg -– the founder of Knitta Please, the guerilla knitting collective -– and nearly 50 volunteer knitters. Artworks were created by dozens of Brooklyn residents and were also contributed by knitters as far away as San Francisco, Paris, and Santiago, Chile. All of the artists are women.
BID Photographer Jonathan Hökklo snapped these photos. More after the jump.