Pole Star - Knitter's Witty Art

How exciting a knitta pole piece on my own suburban street.  Of all street art forms, the knitted additions to poles and street furniture are perhaps the most endearing, taking the homely craft of knitting and subverting it into that oft threatening thing, Art-that-no-one-asked-for,  art-without-a-frame, the sinister, the oh-my-god- the-neighbourhood-is-getting-taken-over-by-hoods, and that-is-not-art Art This pole, an ugly leftover from some past council edict has, seemingly, spontaneously blossomed into what one might regard as a character, a purler with a crew neck and purple heart.

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