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Jack Frost great beanie salesman

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Huge crowds and cold weather hint at Beanie Fest record. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

UPDATE July 5, 7.30am: A record $193,000 was raised. 70% goes to the makers.

It's a hug fest

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Amongst 6500 beanies there is one made from a beard – what next? Find out this weekend. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTO: Jo Nixon with the beard beanie and Deb White, volunteer co-ordinator.

 

'Making beanie dreams come true'

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Last year’s all time record of four and half thousand beanies sold, bringing in almost $180,000, will likely be surpassed this weekend, the 20th anniversary of the Beanie Festival. Story and photos by KIERAN FINNANE.

20th Beanie Fest about so much more than headwear

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An unprecedented number of beanies are expected for this year’s exhibition, submitted from artists worldwide, with many crossing the boundaries from warm headgear into wearable art.

Beanie Fest: Quirky Centre head gear takes world by storm

What's a beanie? How long have you got? "Everyone, no matter who they are, needs a beanie to enjoy the outdoors during our crisp, cold winter nights," says organiser Jo Nixon. "There is no limit to the shapes, textures, colours and patterns that are evolving." ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

 

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