I picked up a little something something in a shop on our way to the country for the family reunion – one of those shops country towns have where the locals sell their handmade goods and produce – jams, chutneys, relishes, quilts, knitwear, crochet, sewing, woodwork etc. And this particular shop had a small op-shop/thrift store at the back.
On the shelves was this book. For $1. I couldn’t leave it behind!
Published in 1984, when oversized shapeless bright knits were totally IN! Not that I think I’ll ever knit one of these garments – but I might one day incorporate one or more of the uniquely Australian motifs into something I knit – maybe a version of Bellyphant with kangaroos instead of elephants, or something like that…
It would be cruel of me not to share more of the patterns (there is one for each state and territory as well as a few more general patterns).
This one is for the Canberrans:
And my Tasmanian friends: