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PhotoHunt theme for the week beginning 26th January 2013 is ‘Knitted’

I taught myself to knit when I was 19 which was many many many…… years ago. I recently knitted some baby clothes for an online friend as a present for her expected baby. My local town also was yarn bombed as part of an Arts Festival and I loved how structures were covered in knitting.

A soft yellow baby blanket with a lovely lacy pattern which was not hard to follow or knit.

Baby booties
I love to knit baby booties, so simple and quick to produce a finished set, yet I cannot knit socks. Go figure!
White jacket
White baby jacket
Yarn bombing at library
The tree and bike rack in front of the local library were yarn bombed and I am seriously impressed with the knitted effect.
Yarn bombing at Rotunda
The local rotunda also received being yarn bombed with colourful knitted decorations.

And as an aside today (26th January) is Australia Day Celebrated annually on 26 January, the date commemorates the arrival of the First Fleet at Sydney Cove, New South Wales in 1788 when Australia was first colonised

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About the PhotoHunt

The Saturday PhotoHunt is a photography blog “meme” that was started in March 2006

To play, you simply post a photo on your own blog that represents the theme. These are snapshots that you might have taken on a trip, with your family, or in your home. It is important to use only your own photos.

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Aussie gal who lives on Hindmarsh Island in South Australia.

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6 Responses

  1. eastcoastlife   Love your pretty baby knits, I don't know how to knit but it would be great to learn so I could knit for my grandkids one day. :P I like your yarn bombed town. haha...
    January 28th, 2013 at 6:02 am   #  

  2. Felipa   Meu Deus, que coisas tão lindas, a roupa de bebé é uma fofura! Amei o casaquinho branco, parabéns pelo talento!
    January 27th, 2013 at 10:57 am   #  

  3. Sue St Clair   You are so talented! I love the wee sweater :) I love the idea of a yarn bombing the neighbourhood too!
    January 27th, 2013 at 12:32 am   #  

  4. bing   how lovely! and i salute you for those carefully knitted products. how i wish i can learn to do that, too. but with only very little time for me left after work, i think that it's not possible. :D thumbs up, Vicki!
    January 26th, 2013 at 11:29 pm   #  

  5. YTSL   Oh woah, I'm now thinking of the millions of hours that people devote to knitting... ;b
    January 26th, 2013 at 2:27 pm   #  

  6. Carver   Fantastic take on the theme. I love the knitted baby clothes and the colorful creations around town are wonderful.
    January 26th, 2013 at 12:05 pm   #  

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