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The 49th Shelf – November 2014
http://49thshelf.com/Blog/2014/11/13/Strange-Material

The Vancouver Observer – November 2014
Canzine West Festival illuminates the Underground Zine Culture

Vancouver Courier – November 2014
Festival spotlights zine culture

North by Northwest, CBC Radio – November 2014
Leanne was interviewed by Cheryl MacKay

The Commentary.ca – November 2014
Joseph Planta’s Podcast
http://thecommentary.ca/ontheline/1079-leanne-prain

The Vancouver Sun (Canada) – October 2014
Textiles – The Medium for the Message
http://www.vancouversun.com/health/Textiles+medium+message/10324801/story.html

Fibre Arts Now FAN Fare Show – October 2014
Leanne is interviewed by magazine editor Cami Smith
http://fiberartnow.net/fiberartfanfare/#.VGLyq_TF_Zg

The Globe and Mail (Canada) – October 2014
The Rise of Craftivism: Weaving Together the Political and the Deeply Personal by Nathalie Atkinson
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/relationships/the-rise-of-craftivism-weaving-together-the-political-and-the-deeply-personal/article21110462/

Publisher’s Weekly (US) – September 2014
A mention of Leanne’s fall tour in Moving Forward in Canadian Publishing
http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/international/international-book-news/article/64042-moving-forward-canadian-publishing-2014.html

SVA: School of Visual Art featured Alumni November 2013
http://www.sva.edu/alumni/leanne-prain

USA Today Online – November 2013
Leanne is quoted in the story Yarn Bombs Color Streets, Strength Communities
http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/2013/11/08/yarn-bomb/3435791/

Maglifico – October 2013
A short feature in Italian knitwear magazine Maglifico http://www.maglifico.com/knit_interview_leanne_prain

Spacing Toronto – June 2013
Leanne is included in Yarn Bombing Day pt 1: An Introduction in Spacing Toronto.
http://spacing.ca/toronto/2013/06/07/yarn-bombing-day-pt-1-an-introduction-to-yarn-bombing/


DMC Threads – March 2012

Leanne is interviewed on Threads, the DMC blog. Read the story here.


Library Journal – December 2011

Library Journal lists Hoopla: The Art of Unexpected Embroidery among the best fibre craft books of 2011.

http://reviews.libraryjournal.com/2011/12/best-of/best-how-to/best-books-2011-fiber-crafts


The Star

Hoopla: The Art of Unexpected Embroidery is featured in Modern crafters don’t need to embroider their tales

http://www.yourhome.ca/homes/decor/article/1106595–modern-crafters-don-t-need-to-embroider-their-tales


Mr X Stitch – December 2011

Hoopla: The Art of Unexpected Embroidery is featured on Mr X Stitch, the number one contemporary embroidery needlecraft blog

http://www.mrxstitch.com/2011/12/30/book-review-hoopla-by-leanne-prain


The National Post – November 2011

Leanne is quoted in a syndicated article about the rebirth of stitching.

The Revival of Homespun Wit and Wisdom by Nathalie Atkinson | Nov 26, 2011

http://life.nationalpost.com/2011/11/26/the-revival-of-homespun-wit-and-wisdom

Hoop Dreams by Nathalie Atkinson | Nov 26, 2011

http://www.nationalpost.com/news/Hoop+dreams/5771444/story.html


Publishers Weekly – October 2011

Publishers Weekly says that grandmother’s will approve of the practical content in Hoopla: The Art of Unexpected Embroidery but don’t expect patterns of ducks in puddles or Southern belles in skirts.

http://www.publishersweekly.com/978-1-55152-406-1


School Library Journal – October 2011
School Library Journal recommends Hoopla: The Art of Unexpected Embroidery for teen crafters.

http://blog.schoollibraryjournal.com/adult4teen/tag/leanne-prain


XOJane – October 2011

XO Jane offers a downloadable pattern from Hoopla, and advises you to keep out the nipple doilies when mom comes to visit.

http://www.xojane.com/diy/book-giveaway-hoopla-art-unexpected-embroidery


Crafty Pod – October 2011

Diane from Crafty Pod reviews Hoopla: The Art of Unexpected Embroidery and calls it a ‘statement’ book.

http://www.craftypod.com/2011/10/20/review-free-pattern-hoopla-the-art-of-unexpected-embroidery


ELLE Canada – October 2011 Issue

Elle Canada Cover October 2011

Elle Canada endorses the quirky stitching projects in Hoopla: The Art of Unexpected Embroidery and fills readers in on the ever-growing yarn bombing movement.


BC Bookworld – September 2011
The September 2011 issue of BC Bookworld’s Who’s Who section features Leanne under ‘P is for Prain’.


The New York Times – May 19, 2011

New York Times Article on Knit Graffiti

The New York Times features the ever-growing yarn bombing movement, Leanne, and Yarn Bombing: The Art of Crochet and Knit Graffiti on page one of their Fashion & Style section in an article called Graffiti’s Cozy, Feminine Side. Read the article here: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/19/fashion/creating-graffiti-with-yarn.html.


The Hartford Examiner
Leanne is included in an article: The Knitty Gritty Committee Yarn Bombs Hartford for Fun in the Hartford Examiner.


Theme Magazine
theme magazine

Leanne and Mandy are honored to be featured in ‘The Collectors’ issue of Theme magazine. The issue, guest curated by Marc & Sara Schiller of the Wooster Collective, is pure design eye-candy.


Article in the Burnaby Newsleader
Wanda Chow of the Burnaby Newsleader catches Leanne yarn bombing in Burnaby.

Leanne yarn bombing in Burnaby

Read the article here: http://www.bclocalnews.com/greater_vancouver/burnabynewsleader/news/104296614.html


The Oregonian
Leanne discusses the nature of knit graffiti in Oregon
Yarn Bombers have a blast in Portland


Vogue Knitting
Yarn Bombing: The Art of Crochet and Knit Graffiti is mentioned in Vogue Knitting.


Shameless Magazine
Leanne has been profiled as a Shameless Woman by Shameless Magazine.


Maisonneuve Magazine
February 11, 2010
Yarn Bombing: The Art of Crochet and Knit Graffiti was featured in Maisonneuve Magazine.


Article on Planet Green
Yarn Bombing: The Art of Crochet and Knit Graffiti is featured on the eco-friendly website Planet Green.


MACLEAN’S Magazine
December 2009 – Year in Review Issue
Yarn Bombing is mentioned in Maclean’s Magazine ‘Newsmakers ‘09: Lingo‘.


The Georgia Straight, Best of Vancouver Edition 2009
September 24, 2009

Yarn Bombing was been picked by the Straight’s literary editors as the best Vancouver Craft Book for 2009.
http://www.straight.com/article-259703/literary


National Post Excerpt
September 19th, 2009

Yarn Bombing: The Art of Crochet and Knit Graffiti excerpted in the National Post . http://www.nationalpost.com/todays-paper/story.html?id=2010315

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