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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,…

Saint Frances of Acorn

This gorgeous wee one is the daughter of my good friend Carey and her awesome husband Jeff. “Baby Frances” definitely made a big impression on my son Finn and I when we met her for…

Look at this BADASS bike!

This awesomeness was made and shared by Tina H√§kelwahn (Follow her on twitter: @Death_byglitter). Love the skully detail! Thanks Tina, your bike frickin’ kicks ass!

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…

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…

Brilliant LED-laden cape by Cherry Bomb Knits

This was submitted by Cherry Bomb Knits who explains the genius of her creation, “Top Down Button Front Capelet by Bernat Design Studio, knit in Noro Bonbori with liberal application of LED X-mas lights to…

“swiftie” for your swiffer

I have a pair of these for my swiffer but they don’t have the buttons or flaps, they’re just slip-ons. These ones are brilliant. Brilliant! Made by Michelle Akin.