Month: February 2017

Finn's Pick: Crochet Aipom By PokeCrochet for Pokémon Day!

Happy Pokémon Day! For this week, Finn picks “Aipom,” a monkey-like Pokémon with a three-fingered hand at the end of its tail. He’s obsessed with this primate’s unique tail! Crocheted by PokeCrochet. #crochet #diy #handmade #iloveyarn #instayarn #yarnlove #yarngasm #yarnstagram #knithacker #yarnaddict #craft #crafts #butterfly #crochetlovers #instacrochet #crochetaddict #crochetersofinstagram #amigurumi #instaamigurumi #knit...

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Review: Unique Free Cinema Pass Metal Sign From Homebody Accents

It can’t all be about knitting around here! Sometimes I like to take a break from the hooks and needles to play house and decorate, so when I was asked if I would like to review a one-of-a-kind “Free Cinema Pass” metal sign from Homebody Accents, I said yes! Throughout my career, I’ve worked on several film projects too, so there’s a personal element here … it all works out nicely. Soon after the arrangements were made, the sign came in the mail and it was very well-packaged, already a great start. The 7″ x 17″ wood frame is...

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These Spellbinding Shawls Are Inspired by the Anatomy of Plants – Designed and Knit by Dr. Julia Riede

If you didn’t know otherwise, you might think the images below are from a pattern book for knitted shawls. In fact, they are illustrations from a 330+ year old book called the Anatomy of Plants and they inspired Dr. Julia Riede to create a collection of ten shawl designs, all around this natural theme. It’s a wonderful idea – she notes, “the book is full of detailed, beautiful illustrations of the microscopic anatomy of plants: mostly cells, and lots of interesting textures evolving naturally.” Riede is documenting her process from start to finish, which you can read about here,...

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New Book! “Knits & Pieces: A Knitting Miscellany”

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