The best coronation postbox toppers appearing across the country

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The nation is gripped with excitement ahead of the coronation of King Charles III on 6 May 2023.

And what better way to count down the days than with crochet or knitted memorabilia? We've spotted lots of gorgeous yarn postbox toppers – decorated with crowns and even a knitted King Charles or two – popping up across the country.

And craft-lovers have been taking to Instagram to share snaps of their favourites as they spot them out and about.

This postbox topper in Claygate, Esher, is nothing short of a work of art. Complete with Charles, Camilla, the Archbishop of Canterbury and onlookers, it combines knitting and crochet for a spectacular finish.

This gorgeous crochet crown on a ceremonial cushion can be found on a postbox in Lytham, Lancashire. We love how the red yarn of the crown matches the postbox beneath!

The two beefeaters are such a cute addition to this lovely crochet postbox topper, worked on by a group of stitching enthusiasts.

We love that this postbox topper in Ware, Herfordshire is themed around champagne! It features a champagne bottle embroidered with "C&C" for Charles and Camilla, plus two flutes and lots of mini bottles. Cheers!

South Croydon train station in London has a new addition in the form of a very regal postbox topper, standing proudly in royal purple. The jewel details on the crown of this crochet creation make it really special.

There's a seriously glitzy postbox topper to look out for in Rainhill in Prescot on Merseyside. The purple crochet crown is surrounded by gold metal covered in gems. It's certainly fit for a king!

There are not one but two coronation postbox toppers to celebrate in Darlington. The detail on Charles and Camilla's clothing and livery is absolutely breathtaking!

Mossley in Greater Manchester is ready for the coronation, thanks to this gorgeous postbox topper featuring a very sweet knitted King and Queen on a crochet base.

The sun was shining and celebration was in the air in Brough, East Riding of Yorkshire, with this lovely postbox topper, featuring a gorgeous knitted Charles and Camilla. We love that it's so colour-coordinated in the red, white and blue of the Union Jack flag.

We love the addition of the knitted Gold State Coach to this postbox topper, perched between Charles and Camilla.

This postbox topper in Wallingford, Oxfordshire is crochet fit for a king – the regal purple and gold yarn gives it a gorgeous luxurious finish.

There's no such thing as too much when it comes to postbox toppers – we love the crochet granny square bunting hanging under the crown on this one in Rugby, Warwickshire.

The runner embroidered with Charles' royal seal makes this postbox topper really special. The jewels add extra sparkle on the crown, too.

Would you like to get crafty ahead of the coronation? Don't miss our free knitting pattern to knit your own King Charles, or create your own memorabilia with one of these coronation craft kits. Plus, get ready for your street party celebration with our video tutorials to make no-sew bunting and paper fans, as well as Beefeater place settings and coronation serviettes.

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