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Kyle the two-headed octopus.

Kyle, The Two Headed Octopus by Penny Nickels. Penny says, “Kyle is a two headed octopus, and he’s very argumentative, with himself. He has nine arms. Original design, hand knit and wet felted by me….

knithacked teratoma tumour

Flickr resident “Palominos” had a tumour removed and this is what’s left, a knitted teratoma!! What’s a teratoma you ask? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teratoma p.s. She’s doing okay!

knithacked neckwarmer

I love the colours. I love the asymmetry. It’s a visually stunning piece! Knithacked by irregular expressions.

knithacked armwarmers

OrangeJuicy has a great tutorial for making handwarmers from a recycled sweater. Great idea and considering it’s snowing here today, I better make some of these… AND FAST! via Craft.

Knitted Street signs!

Canadian artist Lauren Marsden knits street signs – a collection she calls “Territorial Knittings”. Here’s an example: My own street could use something like this… there are no signs at all! See more of Lauren’s…

Another yarn hack – “crazy yarn”

Laughing Purple Goldfish Designs‘ definition of crazy yarn: bits and bobs of leftover yarns which have been accumulating, then cut into assorted lengths (no greater than six metres), then mixed all up and knotted together…

Doggone yarn hack for a Friday…

From Jen over at Seizure Salad: Not really a knit hack…more of a yarn hack. This is a freshly skeined batch of yarn from my spinning wheel…which we noticed bore a striking colour resemblance to…