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T-spot’s cassette tape dress

Spotted on Ravelry, this awesomeness is made by T-spot who says, “this is a crochet-ed dress I made out of my cherished soviet youth mixed tapes. There is definitely more hours of work in these…

Laura Mason’s fantastic embroidered clocks

Persinette – Embroidered Linen Folk Wall Clock: The illustration for this clock was inspired by the fairytale Persinette by Charlotte-Rose de Caumont de la Force, originally published in 1698, and later adapted by the Grimm…

Uncle Mustache the Anatomy Doll

Made by Heather Jean Skalwold who says, “Uncle Mustache was my first attempt at embroidery. I’d say it was a success! I made this doll for my young nephew, Griffin, for Christmas 2012, to help…

taxodium distichum aka baldcypress

Made and shared by Bromeleighad who notes the materials for this piece, “yarn dyed with baldcypress leaves, baldcypress bark, decaying wood”. Catch Bromeleighad’s work at Momentum Tulsa which opens on October 12th (this week, eeek!…

“Insectomanie” by Catherine Rosselle

Perfect for Friday the 13th! Muah ha ha … Catherine plays with the tension between unpleasant and beautiful, i.e. as a viewer, you’re simultaneously attracted and repulsed by the bugs she’s created. See the rest…

Jim Henson statue yarn bomb to promote #GISHWHES

Statue of Jim Henson and Kermit the Frog from The Muppets @ College Park MD. Via Nikki Smalls who says, “Yarnbombing my favorite historic figure for #GISHWHES” — GISHWHES is an acronym for “Greatest International…

Knitting as local communication in Essen, Germany.

Submitted by Mythagorie who explains, “this artproject takes place in Essen, Germany. It is about using urban knitting for experimenting with a way of local communication. People can create a message for friends and combine…

Knithacked Wrist Sensors!

Amazing! Made with resistive yarn to detect movement and angles of the wrist. Read all about it over at How To Get What You Want (there’s even a video!). Hat tip to Make.