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jock strap in progress by Ben Cuevas

POTENTIALLY NSFW WARNING: Clicking on the jock strap below will bring you to a page which features photos of an au naturel Ben as he challenges the dominant culture’s assumptions of gender. Go Ben! From…

more video game sweaters

via Garth Johnson, via BoingBoing: Only as an adult can I appreciate the full extent of how friggin’ amazing these sweaters are. And she created these without knitPro. Scurra, you are loved.

totoro!

totoro baby bonnet (close-up) Originally made and uploaded by revolutionarygirl Oh and there’s a pattern here: http://www.helloyarn.com/topdownbonnet.htm

The girl

The girl Originally made and uploaded by netamir

The Sleeve Scarf

SLEEVE SCARF Originally uploaded by CUBIST LITERATURE! From the Cubist Literature Winter 2009 Knitwear Collection.

knitted thyroid by Ben Cuevas

Ben says: “Here’s another chakra/anatomy piece that will be incorporated into the hospital room installation, as part of my upcoming exhibition at Canal Gallery in Holyoke, MA (which will be up May 2-13, 2010). This…

Nun Chuck Knit Chucks

These are for sale over at PrettySneaky’s Etsy shop: http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=31167683 She has a ton more. Look for the Pirate Knit Chucks!