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    I'm just learning how to crochet, but I made it up as I went along! "Tree Hugger" was made for Jumpers and Jazz in July, a textile arts festival in Warwick, QLD, Australia. The deciduous trees in the CBD of the town are dressed in colourful textile creations (or "jumpers" - Australian for sweaters) for the duration of the mid-winter festival.

    www.jumpersandjazz.com

    Lindsey39, MiaDeRoca, roses&pearls, and 16 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Lindsey39 75 months ago | reply

      Fantastic !
      I love your colours on this one as well, makes me want to hug it right now.
      You've turned crocheting from a craft to a form of art, great idea.
      So I hear you're having an extra hot summer down under, I'm ready to trade you for tall snowbanks and frigid temps !

    2. rettgrayson 75 months ago | reply

      thanks Lindsey, it was fun to make - and also challenging because I didn't really know what I was doing, which might be obvious if you look closely!
      We've only had a few extremely hot days where we are so far, but I hear there are more coming soon. And it never snows here, so I'm a little jealous of your snowbanks (I know I wouldn't cope for long with them, though!)

    3. MiaDeRoca 73 months ago | reply

      What a great idea! I like colours and forms - i guess there were a lot of people who wanted to touch this fantastic creation!

    4. roses&pearls 72 months ago | reply

      so beautiful what a gift to your city

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