Go Sainters!

Check out this scarf that I knitted for Mr Banya about four years ago, when we were living it up in St Kilda, childless and fancy free…

The 2013 AFL season kicks off tomorrow with Adelaide Crows playing Essendon. But the all important Saints first game isn’t for another week yet. Just enough time for you to whip up one of your own…

St Kilda AFL red black and white knitted scarf

Here it is next to a $2-shop-bought St Kilda beanie, to give you an idea of how the colours match. I think I got the red and black spot on, although the white is more of a cream. And the wool feels infinitely softer.

St Kilda homemade knitted scarf and store-bought beanie

We watched St Kilda “not win” the Grandfinal three times in the two years that we were living there.

Here’s a photo of JJ and I “watching” one of these Grandfinal matches down at a local pub. JJ loved to sleep with her head in my hand like this.

The littlest St Kilda supporter fast asleep during the grandfinal

And these cupcakes were to celebrate the win. Oh well, maybe this year…

St Kilda AFL cupcakes. Go Saints!


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