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Olek’s “Time Bomb”

Olek’s statement on her latest piece, “I chose to crochet this piece to bring awareness to the state of the world’s oceans and promote the preservation of marine life. To reiterate Jason deCaires Taylor’s statement,…

Big results require big ambitions!

Will Grimm sent in this great photo with the caption, “Broom Handle Knitting!!” He says, here you see “sharpened dowel rods a little thicker than a broom handle used as needles. For yarn I used…

Sinje Ollen Brings Furniture Back To Life

Love it! “New York-based textile artisan Sinje Ollen’s Clothing for Furniture brings new life to dusty and damaged furnishings by covering up holes, stains and other blemishes. Ollen’s colorful removable covers are made from hand-knit…

Army of Caterpillars by Miranda Harp

“My father is a lepidopterist, an entomologist who specializes in moths. He is hard to please when it comes to realistic details. These little larvae are sure to impress the pickiest insectophile in your life….

Knitted Aladdin Sane portrait by Lisa Bentman

Lisa Bentman’s hand-knitted portrait of David Bowie as Aladdin Sane: via Simply Knitting, “Lisa knitted it in five separate panels. Once finished, they were sewn together and mounted onto a box canvas, and she then…

“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…