Alice Springs Beanie Festival 2024 > The Sounds Created by the Land — selected beanies Exhibition Index | Beanie Makers Artisan

Selection of some of the magnificent works from the 2024 Alice Springs Beanie Festival Exhibition…

Congratulations to Marylin Hunter for being selected as the Winner of the “Spirit of the Land Prize”, for her ‘Is anyone listening?’.


Is anyone listening?

by Marilyn Hunter, Alice Springs NT
The hat was knitted using pure wool, felted and then shaped.
The mob were knitted and felted then dressed using the needle felt technique.

Is anyone listening? by Marilyn Hunter, Alice Springs NT
Is anyone listening? by Marilyn Hunter, Alice Springs NT
Is anyone listening? by Marilyn Hunter, Alice Springs NT
Is anyone listening? by Marilyn Hunter, Alice Springs NT
Is anyone listening? by Marilyn Hunter, Alice Springs NT
Is anyone listening? by Marilyn Hunter, Alice Springs NT
Is anyone listening? by Marilyn Hunter, Alice Springs NT
Is anyone listening? by Marilyn Hunter, Alice Springs NT
Is anyone listening? by Marilyn Hunter, Alice Springs NT
Is anyone listening? by Marilyn Hunter, Alice Springs NT
Is anyone listening?

by Marilyn Hunter, Alice Springs NT

This beanie features a mob of young kangaroos protesting against the destruction and disappearance of their land.

The kangaroo has excellent hearing, swivelling its ears to pick up sounds. What better Australian animal than the kangaroos to hear what is happening our land and for the young mob to warn us all as to the need to listen and act.

The mob represents all kanagaroos: red, grey, brown, and even the rare albino and black wallaroo.

The hat was knitted using pure wool, felted and then shaped.

The mob were knitted and felted then dressed using the needle felt technique.

Is anyone listening? by Marilyn Hunter, Alice Springs NT
Is anyone listening? by Marilyn Hunter, Alice Springs NT

Alice Springs Beanie Festival 2024The Sounds Created by the Land Exhibition Beanies 2024 – Index Exhibition Beanies 2024 – 2 ‘Alice’ Queen of the Outback Crown “All Washed Up” A climate-story Birdies Birds Birdsong Black Birddddd Bleached As Bro Bush Bus to Titjikala Dogs Emu Endangered Black-footed Rock Wallaby Flora and fauna of our land Floral Reef Fly High Butterfly Grandma Knitting “Hello Cocky!” Hopping Mad Grasshopper Icons of the outback Is anyone listening? Kukeri Lessons from a Weaver Listen “Listen to Sea Country – k’gari” Lizard on a rock Malu Kuru My Doll My Favourite Historic Bush Man “Quiet Please” Ring Tail Possum Save Wallum Spinifex Fix Sunset Snuggles The Sound of Laughter The Sounds of Wānaka Walkabout Wombats

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