Olek’s Orchard Street Yarn Cart Hoisted on High

Posted on: November 8th, 2011 at 10:18 am by

A sidewalk position just wouldn’t suffice.  Late last week, Olek’s “heart” yarn cart outside 147 Orchard street was elevated to new heights.  Quite literally, in fact.  Her crocheted creation now has an eye-catching fire escape perch up above street level.  Basically where it shoulda been from the get-go.  Chained to the facade for nigh on seven days and counting…let’s see how long it lasts…

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Meanwhile, Runnin’ Scared reported yesterday that Olek recently crocheted a taxicab in London.  This is familiar territory for the Polish-born artist, who did the same with a prop car on Elizabeth Street last year.

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