Quirk of the Month: Strawberry Knits

Whenever someone I know goes on a trip to Baguio, I always ask them to buy me strawberry knitworks. I remember seeing cute knitted strawberry keychains and purses at more expensive retails shops a few years ago, and I told myself, “Wait a minute, I can get these from Baguio for a fraction of the price!” Best of all, you support local artisans.

Just some of my strawberry knits

Just some of my strawberry knits

And so my obsession began. Those who know me well have seen these strawberry knits in my car and bedroom. I can easily spot my car keys in the family key box because it’s the only one dangling from a bright red knitted strawberry keychain.

Mobile phone case cum sling bag

Mobile phone case cum sling bag

Last week my aunt Alda bought me a strawberry sling bag for only—get this—₱35. She said that while you can find strawberry knitworks in almost all souvenir stands and market shops around Baguio, the best designs are in the strawberry farm.

So, is anybody heading to Baguio soon? Please help me find a strawberry backpack!

June 18, 2016


  1. Sandrah Araja wrote:

    That was cute! 🙂 Did you already taste thwir strawberry ice cream and strawberry taho? Gosh that’s was the most tastiest and yummy dirty ice cream and taho that I’ve ever taste! I used to buy some strawberry merchandise when I was in Baguio, I love strawberries. ❤ Every time my relatives go there, I always ask for sundot kulangot hahaha!

  2. I love strawberries… and this is so cute!!

  3. Rhen wrote:

    Wow, so cute! I haven’t been to Baguig but whenever family and friend go, I always ask for peanut brittle as pasalubong! I also love the mini walis tambo!

  4. So cuuute! ? Ako naman, whenever someone goes to Baguio, I always ask them to bring home some ube. I don’t know but for me, Baguio’s ube is the best in the Philippines! ❤❤❤

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