Having read Yarn Bombing: The Art of Crochet and Knit Graffiti, I was compelled to make my mark while on a trip to Italy and Slovenia. Ibecame obsessed with making my first tags in Europe. Being raised a good Catholic girl, I was more inclined to pick trash up off the ground rather than to leave anything behind. Yarn bombing was so alien to me, yet so very exciting. My heart pounded nearly out of my chest with excitement when placing my first wholesome knit graffiti. I was hooked.