– Images from the Alice Springs Beanie Festival, 2019
The world’s biggest Beanie Festival is one of those iconic Alice Springs events, held during the colder months of winter, when everyone needs a beanie…
Imagine John Lennon in 2019 by artist Kristian Malinski (43 yrs), Alice Springs NT
Needlefelt head. Hand spun dyed alpaca beanie. Hand spun Merino hair in plaits.
Emu by artists Kristopher James, Hazel Ungwanaka collaborative etc (70+ yrs), Titjikala, NT
wet felted and needle felted. Wallaby fur, icelandic wool, merino, emu feathers.
White Cockatoo by artist Nora Campbell (70 yrs), Titjikala, NT
Wet felted, needle felted, merino wool, corriedale wool.
Horse by artist Joan Stackman (71 yrs) Wyong NSW
How much can a Koala Bare? by artist Melody Cooper (64 yrs) Oveensland QLD
hand crochet from recycled Peruvian Alpaca ponelio. All stuffing pure wool. Nose leather. Leaves baby alpaca.
Hawk by artist Joan Stackman (71 yrs), Wyong, NSW
More images coming…