Morris Arboretum Invites Knitters & Crocheters to a Yarn Along
Morris Arboretum invites all knitters and crocheters to a Yarn Along on Saturday, March 5, 1-4pm. Bring your needles, hooks and creative spirit and join other like-minded crafters to stitch an original yarn piece for the upcoming exhibit, Wrapped Up: Yarnbombing at Morris Arboretum, set to debut March 26. All materials will be provided and light refreshments will be served. This event is free and garden admission is waived for those who register with Michelle Conners, firstname.lastname@example.org or 215-247-5777, x109.
On hand to facilitate the Yarn Along will be fiber artist, Melissa Haims, the creator of Wrapped Up, a collection of knitted and crocheted yarn pieces that will adorn Morris Arboretum’s buildings, bridges and trees. The grand opening celebration for this installation art is scheduled for March 26, 1-3pm. Wrapped Up will be on display for approximately six months, weather permitting.
The Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania is located at 100 East Northwestern Avenue in the Chestnut Hill section of Philadelphia. The 92-acre horticulture display garden features a spectacular collection of mature trees in a beautiful and colorful landscape. The Arboretum includes numerous picturesque spots such as a formal rose garden, historic water features, a swan pond, and the only remaining freestanding fernery in North America. A permanent nationally award winning exhibit, Out on a Limb – a Tree Adventure adds to Morris Arboretum’s allure by transporting visitors 50 feet up into the treetops on a canopy walk that requires no climbing. Open weekdays 10am-4pm and weekends 10am-5pm. Open late on Wednesdays in June, July, and August until 8:00pm. For more information, visit morrisarboretum.org.
Photo Credit: Melissa Madonna Haims
Photo Caption: Calling all knitters and crocheters to a Yarn Along on Sunday, March 5, 1-4pm at Morris Arboretum! Join other like-minded crafters to stitch an original yarn piece that will adorn Morris Arboretum’s iconic trees or sculptures in the upcoming exhibit, Wrapped Up: Yarnbombing at Morris Arboretum, set to debut March 26.