We love community, and we love art, so it’s no surprise that we love community art projects. Especially when they’re organised by our own lovely Sue from Craft 2.0 and the fabulous Knitsch from the TAWA-nominated Outdoor Knit. Needless to say, we’re very excited about It’s A Tree:

there are a few very tall lamp posts outside the New Dowse in Lower Hutt, and OutdoorKnit decided it would be a pretty fun idea to turn them into something different…trees! What OutdoorKnit needs is lots of knitted, crochet or even sewn flowers, leaves and native birds to cover these ‘trees’. The best medium for this is acrylic – it wears better when the weather gets a bit grotty.

The first installation is beginning in a week’s time, so now’s the time to make like a tree and make leaves. Or flowers. Or tuis