Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Knitted Elvis Wigs

The inventor of these knitted Elvis wigs, Simon Thackray, is wearing the pink one.

If you would like to knit your own, here is the pattern:

Simon Thackary is famous for such oddball events as the Yorkshire Pudding Boat Race, in which the boats are made of actual Yorkshire pudding:

Thackary runs The Shed, a North Yorkshire poetry and music venue.

review from The Guardian:

"The insiders' guide to the world's best small music venues- Musicians, DJs and authors to reveal their favourite hangouts
by Hank Wangford:
"The Shed was the inspiration for my tour of village halls around Britain, which I am currently writing up as a book. And, after 235 villages, The Shed is still the loony best."

website home: The Shed http://www.theshed.co.uk/index.html

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