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How a childhood hobby turned Trevor Smith into a global crochet icon – ABC News

Trevor Smith wasn’t like most farm boys growing up in the ’70s. Now he’s taken his incredible crochet creations from his living room to the world.



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Trevor Smith didn’t exactly grow up in the world of fine art.
As a boy living on his family’s grazing farm in Joanna, South Australia, he was a long way from the flash galleries his work appears in today.
“There wasn’t a huge art presence,” Mr Smith said.
Unlike his brother and sister who kept busy outdoors with sports and animals, Trevor preferred to be inside with his mother.
“She was a very creative person, sewing, knitting, crocheting, that sort of thing,” Mr Smith said.
“I always wante…

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