Happiness is an Inside Job – Re-Visit 2012 for This Yarn Installation by Olek

In 2012 mission in Hong Kong, “Olek spent almost three weeks working around the clock to embellish, or crochet, the interiors of Elements Mall for the holiday season, turning both the Fire and Metal Zones into a dreamy wonderland … Titled Weaving for a Warm Christmas, the exhibition showcases a seven-metre, completely crocheted Christmas tree, as well as an open-house set up that is covered in acrylic yarn. Everything from the floor and piano to the couch to glasses are given a new identity, with a little touch of Hong Kong.”



Olek in Hong Kong.Quote via Hong Kong Tatler.

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Danielle Holke is a long-time knitter, first taught by her beloved grandmother as a young girl growing up in Canada. In 2008 she launched KnitHacker, a lively blog and knitting community which has since grown to be a popular presence in contemporary knitting culture, reaching more than a million readers each year. As a marketing professional, Danielle advises and works with a motley squad of artists, yarn bombers, film makers, pattern designers, yarn companies and more.

Learn more about her latest book, Knits & Pieces: A Knitting Miscellany.

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