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Sylvania resident Michelle Atkinson spearheaded a "Yarn Bomb" for downtown Sylvania

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Horsehead hitching posts lining the drive through for the Chandler Cafe are covered in brightly colored yarn patterns.

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Door handles to the building housing the Sylvania Community Arts Commission are covered with brightly colored yarn.

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Sylvania resident Michelle Atkinson puts the finishing touches on the crocheted yarn enveloping the posts of the local gazebo.

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A car breezes past a clock covered in yarn near downtown Sylvania.

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Even the feet of park benches didn't escape a recent "Yarn Bomb" in downtown Sylvania planned and organized in advance by local resident Michelle Atkinson with the blessing of the Sylvania Community Arts Commission.

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Sylvania resident Michelle Atkinson puts the finishing touches on the crocheted yarn enveloping the posts of the local gazebo.

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The brightly colored pink yarn surrounds the stem of a parking sign in downtown Sylvania.

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The arms of a downtown Sylvania park bench joined street signs, door handles and horse posts in a "Yarn Bomb."

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The gazebo in the Mini Park near downtown Sylvania had its posts covered in yarn over the weekend

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Tags with the name of people who crocheted or knitted yarn coverings for various items in downtown Sylvania adorn their finished work.

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Sylvania resident Michelle Atkinson stitches closed a yarn wrapping for a post of a local gazebo.

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