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By Teresa Simpson
Whitman County Gazette 

'Yarn Bomb' to color Colfax

Crocheted, knitted squares sought for birthday celebration


COLFAX —The Colfax Arts Council is planning a colorful assault on downtown July 23-24.

The temporary “Yarn Bombing” street art event will feature knitted and crocheted squares covering downtown lightpoles, trees and more.

The event is planned to coincide with the city’s 150th birthday.

A schedule for installation has yet to be announced.

“In this project, we are particularly wanting to get squares that can be joined together to cover various sizes,” Arts Council President Debi Anderson said. “To decorate a long part of Main Street will take a huge number of squares, so the mor...

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