For nearly fifteen years, the members of Denver’s Ladies Fancywork Society — Lauren Seip, Jess Eaton, Tymla Welch and Jesse Dawson — have been crocheting art pieces both big and small to “terrorize your neighborhood” with yarn crimes.
“We’ve been in a long-term relationship together since 2007,” Eaton tells Westword. “It’s going really well. So far, so good.”
They’ve bombed fiber-based street art across Colorado, spinning a colorful “yarniverse” throughout the state. Along the way, they’ve turned their un-permitted practice into a cultural juggernaut embraced by institutions ranging from the Denver Art Museum to the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver and the Denver Museum of Nature &…