Happy Independence Day, America! Today’s Thing is for you.
His name is Genghis. His head and body are acrylic, the beak and feet are cotton, all crocheted with a 2.5mm hook. I attached the feet a bit too far back so he looks extra patriotic in his stance, with his chest puffed out and his shoulders back.
“May these gates never be closed.”
For non-West Coasters, that is the inscription on the Peace Arch at the main Canada-U.S. border crossing near Vancouver, now represented symbolically by my crochet projects. I must be feeling homesick this week.
And since I live in Holland, let’s go even more multi-cultural…
Oh, say can you see…
Cost of this Thing: 0
Cost of all Things to date: €263.44