A piece of Port Augusta donned by Pink

LOCALLY MADE: Pop superstar Pink dons a beanie stitched by local resident Edith Cox during her concert at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre. PHOTO: provided.

LOCALLY MADE: Pop superstar Pink dons a beanie stitched by local resident Edith Cox during her concert at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre. PHOTO: provided.

A beanie knitted by Port Augusta resident Edith Cox has landed on the head of pop superstar Pink.

Edith’s daughter Jodie was sitting in the front row of Pink’s recent concert in Brisbane and gave the beanie to the security guard as a gift for the international icon.

So impressed by Edith’s handiwork, Pink decided to wear the beanie for the duration of one of her songs.

She also took the time to thank Jodie for the gift.

“Jodie was so gobsmacked that she (Pink) was actually talking to her, saying ‘that is awesome, this is beautiful’,” Edith recounted proudly.

“She was so shocked that she forgot to take photos, but luckily the people behind her took the photos.”

Edith, who lives in the Blanche Harbour Shacks area, moved to Port Augusta from Alice Springs to retire.

Her daughter Jodie lives on the Gold Coast and requested the beanie in the lead-up to the concert.

Edith knitted the blue beanie overnight, before sending it to Jodie, who added an Indian Motorcycles logo to her mum’s design.

“Pink’s husband (Carey Hart) is into Indian Motorcycles. He’s a motocross racer,” Edith explained.

While in the comfort of her home in Port Augusta, Edith was inundated with phone calls and messages on the night of the concert to inform her of the good news. 

“That woman could buy anything in the world, but she was wearing a beanie from a little lady in Port Augusta,” Edith laughed.

“It was amazing that something so little could bring so much joy and so much fun.

“There’s no way I ever would have envisaged that it would go on Pink’s head.”