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Adelaide. We’ve got balls.

28 Jan

A friend of mine recently moved right out of the freaking COUNTRY, so I thought I would make her a little piece of her hometown to take with her. And here it is, made of sparkly silver yarn, weighted with proper Australian coinage, and with a hand-embroidered sash:

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For the uninitiated among you, this is an amigurumi replica of a famous Adelaidean piece of public art: the Mall’s Balls. Officially called The Spheres, it’s a civic reminder that we are Adelaide, and we’ve got balls. Check out the original below:

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