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Marvin the paranoid android

Reading The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy as a teenager was a formative experience for me. Coupled with listening to bands like the Smiths, these books opened a door to a type of humour I’d…

rare knit wedding cake pattern

This pattern is currently for sale at Etsy in genuinegoods4sure’s shop. She says: “This is a VERY RARE out of print knitting pattern that I have scanned the picture & re-typed out the instructions as…

Fiber Breakfast

Fiber Breakfast Originally uploaded by jugglerz4 This looks like the perfect post-holiday meal. MMMM…

Awesome Cat Bed

I’m jealous cat! So jealous of your sparkly purple sleeping arrangements I can hardly stand it! Uploaded by Pax *knits – thanks for adding this to the Knithacker pool!

Mitten Man…

… has found a place in my heart forever more. I love you Mitten Man. Mitten Man Originally uploaded by SomeArtFabric

Kyle the two-headed octopus.

Kyle, The Two Headed Octopus by Penny Nickels. Penny says, “Kyle is a two headed octopus, and he’s very argumentative, with himself. He has nine arms. Original design, hand knit and wet felted by me….

knithacked snowflakes

Made by NeedleNoodles who says: “I’ve noticed that, while that are many, many patterns for crocheted snowflakes available, there are not too many patterns for nice knit ones. …so, I’m attempting to even the score…

knithacked teratoma tumour

Flickr resident “Palominos” had a tumour removed and this is what’s left, a knitted teratoma!! What’s a teratoma you ask? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teratoma p.s. She’s doing okay!