Friday, August 26, 2011

Look What I Found at the Library!

Browsing on the second floor of the Loussac Library (in the nonfiction where the knitting books are), look what I found!  William Faulkner looking rather dyspeptic despite the beautiful (Noro, if I'm not mistaken) knitted hat.

It's a purposeful yarn bombing in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the library. You can use the Loussac link above to get links to a poster and calendar of events of the whole deal.  The hats will be donated to people who need them after the big wingding is over.  Meanwhile, let's look at some more of the authors in their crowning glories:
 Robert Frost got a rather wild crocheted Peruvian-style chullo.  I don't think it's what he wants to wear down the road not taken, do you?

The most suitably hatted, in my opinion, were Mark Twain (foreground) in his raffish colorful slouch and Louisa Alcott (background) in the trim and proper lavender bucket.
There still are authors with bare heads!  Room for your contribution to literary grandeur and Alaskans with warmer ears this winter.

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