Wow! We asked, you provided!

We put a call out for fiber arts fans to knit or crochet pink and orange flowers for a “winner’s wreath” for the the yarn bomb project for Junk Bonanza April 21-23 in Minneapolis! Our installation artist, Knitteapolis, received more than 100 flowers — all patterns, and in all shades — for the life-size horse that will greet attendees beginning Thursday!

Knitteapolis has been working since January on the yarnbomb of  the life-size horse structure that Canterbury Park uses at the racetrack!

On Monday, she’ll put it all together — we can’t wait for you to see it when you arrive!

(Here’s a sneak peek from one of the horse’s “fittings” earlier this month!)


Sending a special thanks to those who generously provided their time and creativity for this project (and to those of you who shared your names):

@3kittensneedlearts, the LHUMC Knitting Group, @suregal27@haitchchamp@forlulagirl@kelpek, Wendy B., Rebecca D., @anette.rosemarie@noeysmum@mobiusgirl@lorriwt @stepbackink and many (publicity-shy) others!


We invite Bonanza-goers  to Instagram photos of themselves in front of the horse with the #YarnBombTheBonanza hashtag. Knitteapolis will select the photographer of one photo each day to win a Bonanza T-shirt and a hand-knit item from her!

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See you in four short days!


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