Many a stitch in time for Judy

Judy Cornuel with some of her work. Picture: Marcus Whisson www.communitypix.com.au d396967
Judy Cornuel with some of her work. Picture: Marcus Whisson www.communitypix.com.au d396967

Her love of the stitch has had her develop kooky yarn projects to line the strip for the annual event, as well as an ever-growing collection of crafty designs.

‘At school I always knitted. When the kids were growing up, I wanted something to do so I just started knitting them jumpers and things like that,’ Ms Cornuel said.

‘Then I started to knit fur jumpers and that grew for five or six years and then everything just followed on.

‘I never know what’s going to happen. I pick out the colours and away we go. It all just happens. I have something in mind that I’m going to do and then it might change.’

She said that at the inaugural Beaufort Street Festival, she created a giant urban hanging to exhibit on a building.

‘Then we did birds and then last year we did cacti that went over the parking meters,’ she said.

‘Last year with the cacti they told us four weeks before’