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Thing 202

Happy Independence Day, America! Today’s Thing is for you.

 

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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.

 

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“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…

 

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Oh, say can you see…

 

Cost of this Thing: 0
Cost of all Things to date: €263.44

 

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  1 comment for “Thing 202

  1. cora rook
    July 4, 2014 at 6:57 pm

    God bless America!

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