Main Street
Alice Springs, Northern Territory

The world's only Beanie Festival - where you can see thousands of beanies of all wild and woolly types, from all over the world, and local traditional beanies.

Competitions, exhibitions - if you are not wearing a beanie in Alice, you might not even be allowed indoors!

Special Events at Beanie Central and Araluen Foyer
Free Workshops : Learn to crochet your own beanie (wool and hooks on sale)
Saturday 28 June & Sunday 29 June 2008, 1.00pm.Info at Witchetty's.
Demonstrations : Enjoy free demonstrations of traditional Anangu spinning and other Aboriginal textiles.
Saturday 28 June 2008 and Sunday 29 June 2008 in the afternoon
Beanie Olympics: See the textile experts vie for the title of ‘Fastest Beanie Maker in the Universe’.
A speed crochet event.3.30pm, Sunday 29 June 2008
If you wish to practice up all competitors will be using a size 9 hook and Cleckheaton Gusto yarns

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Added by Sunrise.Seven on May 4, 2008