Mardi Gras in Burlington…..

 So, early Saturday morning, my sister, secret agent 99 and I headed to Church St at 7:30 am to yarnbomb some of the statuary outside city hall and in front of some of the shops…the occasion? Mardi Gras!…and no, Burlington is not really a sister city with New Orleans or anything like that!…the Magic Hat brewing company, who you might have heard of if you drink brew, celebrates Mardi Gras here every year….hours after we bombed the street, it was filled with crazy revelers, homemade floats, bands riding them and all kinds of folks wailing beads and candy, wearing masks and having a rowdy old time!….you can get a feel for what it looks like if you go HERE and click on where it says “media”…so, here is the funny part…we went downtown to measure all of these ladies and gents for their party gear…being the stealthy girls we are, we went early in the am, to avoid attention. Just as my sis was rattling off the measurements of Ms. Deer’s legs, a bellow-y voice behind me says ” I know what you girls are up to….your gonna knit that deer some leg warmers!”…..It was a homeless gentleman, on his way up to the tope of Church St. where Salvation army gives out coffee in the morning. I tell you, it was the Universe telling me something!…perhaps I am waaaay more transparent than I think I am….either that, or it was letting me know I simply do not have a next career in espionage! enjoy!

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  1. This is hilarious : ) I have to say the leg warmers look great on the deer! I suppose you need some assignments to refine your espionage techniques after which we shall call you agent argentium or your pick! Fun Fun! Thanks for sharing!


  2. How fun…and some color is what we're needing with all of our grey, snowy weather! I think a permanent yarnbombing would be nice, but I guess the elements would soon deteriorate all the lovely work.
    That was so cute that the man guessed what you were doing!
    Stella xx

    P.S. Thanks for your sweet comment about my hat…I think that hat would cover you to the hips!

  3. …you've been up to some yarnbombing FUN…

    i have a couple of chilly legs that could use those delightfully fringed warmers…me LIKES!

  4. hee hee hee ha!….it WAS so much fun…sister thing is planning more…when the weather gets warmer she plans on some targets down by the waterfront…

    I DO need a secret agent name!…and since agent 99 is taken….

    agent smarty pants?
    agent woo-woo?


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