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David Bowie knithack – Oh! You pretty fake hack…

Via iza kaczmarek’s extreme knitting calendar Bonus fake hacks: Hulk Hogan, Victoria Beckham, Sylvester Stallone, Lady Di, John Revolta, Paris Hilton and more… I especially like the Kate Moss leggings, good idea for placement! OK…

Bulletproof Baby Snow Suit

Art critic Susie Karlowski says: “Artist Dave Cole has a series entitled “Kevlar Baby Clothes”, which features exactly that: baby clothes created from bullet-proof vests discarded from the war in Iraq. Cole’s work often juxtaposes…

Nontrivial Pursuit

Nontrivial Pursuit Originally uploaded by victorvonsalza In theory: “Julie Lindell’s proposed installation will resemble a giant knitting ball. The ball of yarn, made of sticks and found objects, will stand ten feet around. Pierced by…

Knit blanket made by WW2 POW still intact

Jim Simpson with his rug The former prisoner of war, who spent more than 19 months in Germany’s World War II prison camps, not only survived interrogations and torture but managed to knit arguably Australia’s…

Acrylic Art Guards by Agata Olek

Says Agata: “I think crochet, the way I create it, is a metaphor for the complexity and interconnectedness of our body and its systems and psychology. The connections are stronger as one fabric as opposed…

alien face-hugger avec pattern!

Says loudxmouse, “So I was asked by another craftster to knit an alien face-hugger for her BF. Always up to a challenge I whipped up this baby. The pattern was jotted down while I knit,…

When knithacking takes an uncomfortable turn…

“Knit it like Cobain!” “… the Tween Spirit “screwed-up” sweater is a must-have for children this winter … You can really feel like you are destroying everything you’ve created/knitted and that’s quite crazy!” via Wool…