body knitting

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If you’re short of a scarf this winter, you could learn to make one in about 15 minutes.

In a rare and fascinating way of knitting, Teresa Dair uses her fingers and arms to replace traditional needles in making garments.

Ms Dair is one of more than 130 exhibitors at the Craft and Quit Fair, which will be held at the Perth Convention Exhibition Centre until Sunday.

Read more: Learning the art of body knitting

About The Author


Danielle Holke is a long-time knitter, first taught by her beloved grandmother as a young girl growing up in Canada. In 2008 she launched KnitHacker, a lively blog and knitting community which has since grown to be a popular presence in contemporary knitting culture, reaching more than a million readers each year. As a marketing professional, Danielle advises and works with a motley squad of artists, yarn bombers, film makers, pattern designers, yarn companies and more. Learn more about her latest book, Knits & Pieces: A Knitting Miscellany.

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