BRITAIN'S best-loved yarn-bombers have made a surprise return.

Two years ago a group of knitters from in and around Selkirk hung stunning decorations on 46 local landmarks.

The street art, which was aimed at promoting the YES Arts Festival, grabbed media attention from around the world.

And the ladies, who were mainly pensioners, became overnight sensations.

The Souter Stormers have now returned with yet more amazing creations - again to promote the forthcoming YES Arts Festival.

A spokeswoman for the Souter Stormers told us: "Following the success of the 2015 Yarnstorming project, which received worldwide acclaim and publicity as far afield as Taiwan and even New Zealand we have been out in force again."

Throughout Thursday evening the knitting group, which is made up of enthusiastic crafters from Selkirk and the Ettrick and Yarrow valleys, transformed a vacant retail outlet into its own Fully Woolly pop up shop.

They also placed their knitted and crocheted creations in other shops and businesses to create a Fully Woolly Trail.

As well as decorating Selkirk, several landmarks in Ettrickbridge have also been transformed.

Knitted animals, birds and plants have also been added to popular pathways and trails in and around the town.

And Belmont Motors hasn't escaped, as a yarnstormed vehicle now sits next to the forecourt - which is still driveable.

The spokeswoman added: "Our pop up shop has been completely taken over and will be known as Fully Woolly for the month.

"As you enter the shop you walk into a knitted living room of carefully crafted woolly furniture, books, rugs, flowers in vases and even a fish tank!

"In the window, a knitted garden provides knitted pleasure.

"Selkirk’s heritage is in the limelight too, with and excellent display of photographs showing of mill workers in the 40s and 50s, all mounted on a tartan backdrop - courtesy of Lochcarron.

"Other wall hangings, composed of textile squares, all decorated by children of Knowepark, Philiphaugh, St Joseph's, Yarrow and Kirkhope primary schools will also be on display.

"The back room offers a sales table of hand made items all proceeds made for charity."

Galashiels Men's Sheds created many of the wooden frames for the yarnboming creations.

And the charity will also be selling items from the Fully Woolly pop up shop.

Selkirk's latest yarnbombing will remain in place throughout September.

And a children's treasure hunt has been introduced with forms available from the shop.

Donations can be made at the pop up shop towards the latest yarnbombing with all fundraising going to Fresh Start Borders, which offers start up packs for those who have been homeless, and Knit Aid, a charity which knits for refugees who have fled to Europe.