Knithacker: Knit, Crochet, Embroidery, Cross Stitch, XStitch, Oddities, Yarn, Free Patterns

Find free patterns, unusual creations, great handmade and excellent DIY projects.

Praying Mantis knithacked plushie

Made by Hansi who says, “this crazy mantis is really big. She measures about 24″ from the top of her head to the tip of her abdomen. ” Visit Hansi’s etsy store for this mantis…

knithacked armwarmers

OrangeJuicy has a great tutorial for making handwarmers from a recycled sweater. Great idea and considering it’s snowing here today, I better make some of these… AND FAST! via Craft.

knithacked toilet paper

Superfluous yet fun! Found by Collin at Mochimochi blog… free pattern to boot. Next I want to see a knit toilet!

a knithacked robot pour moi!

I finally made a robot for me! I took Jess Hutch‘s infamous robot pattern and instead of a sqaure head, I knitted a round one based on indigo muse’s fortune cookie pattern which you can…

Jack Skellington knithacked mask

Just in time for Halloween! Thanks for sharing this tinksdarkerside! On an unrelated note (well, fibre-related), you really must check out What Not To Crochet today. Whoa and uh, wow. Don’t blame the messenger eh…

traffic cones – knithacker style

“I originally made these up as a joke gift for my brother to set on his office desk and indicate an impending paper avalanche or projects that were in danger. Only after the fact, did…

the only beet I could ever love.

I went to a naturopath a few years back and she put me on a candida cleanse for three weeks. After the three weeks, I went for electro-dermal testing for food sensitivites and before I…

Knit bricks.

Not sure I’d build a house with these, but man would I have loved to play with these as a wee one. Read more about their discovery at SuperNaturale.

Knitted Street signs!

Canadian artist Lauren Marsden knits street signs – a collection she calls “Territorial Knittings”. Here’s an example: My own street could use something like this… there are no signs at all! See more of Lauren’s…

Full size knit Ferrari

“I created a Ferrari because it is instantly recognisable and the opposite of what people expect from something that is knitted. Bringing Binary opposites together results in the work becoming appealing to a mixture of…

Knithacked Gas Mask

This is an oldie hack but goodie hack… knit by teriyakimoto without a pattern. Read more about it over at craftster.

Behead her again and again.

“Imagine being courted by someone who is not only far older than you, but also incredibly fat, smelly, and has previously disposed of four previous wives. Not only that, but imagine if you had to…