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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…

Presenting the … “choinkwich”

What is a choinkwich you ask? According to Alicia, it’s made of “chocolate soft serve, chocolate cookies and caramelized bacon”…. YUM! Crochet and knit choinkwich Originally made and uploaded by alicia954

Comrades in Craft vendors announced!

If you’re in Toronto on October 17th, I hope you’ll make it out to the Comrades in Craft show happening from 10am to 4pm. We announced the vendors list yesterday – check it out over…

Vagina Dentata Tea Cosy

If you suffer from castration anxiety, this wild tea cosy is not for you. Vagina Dentata Originally made and uploaded by grrl+dog

another take on the knit breakfast

I love the garter stitch here, it really works. Question though… what the heck is the green dot supposed to represent? Breakfast wasabi?? Via Double Dazzler Budget Blog. (yes, it’s a real blog and not…

Odd Gloves – “Peggy” created by Freddie Robins

Freddie says: “I find knitting to be a powerful medium for self-expression and communication because of the cultural preconceptions surrounding it. My work subverts these preconceptions and disrupts the notion of the medium being passive…

Tiny Garden Gnome

So tiny, so gardeny… So gnomey. Tiny Garden Gnome Originally made and uploaded by Mochimochi Land

a new take on knit graffiti

Alison Friday says: “Duck Travels. New concept it’s knitted graffiti but on water” … and crocheted. Originally made by Alison Friday – KnittingForArt.com

seahorses!

Plitsch und Platsch Originally made and uploaded by mousebears

you say boobies, i say boogies

Calculator spelling… and just in time for back to school. Katie Park (caffaknitted) has a free pattern perfect for the occassion: Make your own over-sized calculator, here’s Katie’s pattern: http://caffaknitted.typepad.com/caffaknitted/calculator.html AND here’s a list of…

knitted clock

The Automatik says, “I saw this hideous creation in a thrift store down the street.” LOL… knitted clock Originally uploaded by The Automatik