There’s A Man Who Knits Every Place He Visits

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When Sam Barsky has a destination in mind, he gets out his knitting needles. The Golden Gate Bridge, Stonehenge, a local alpaca farm: Barsky has made pictorial sweaters of them all. Once he’s finished, he packs his bags, puts on the sweater and takes a photo next to the real thing. The results are glorious and they’re making him internet famous.

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So far Barsky has made close to 100 sweaters, and he has plans to do many more. “I wish I could recreate every place I’ve been to in yarn. Anything that catches my eye is a potential sweater.”

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Update: Could Barsky Originals be the souvenir tees of the future?

Belize is on board. They’ve offered him a free trip to one of their top tourist destinations — if he’ll do them the honor of knitting one of his handmade sweaters.

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To check out more of Sam Barsky’s fantastic sweaters, check out his Facebook page

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