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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…

Roxycraft’s ergonomic “wrist pillow”

Tamie Snow over at Roxycraft decided to fight her tendonitis with an awesome knitted wrist pillow.: Get a tutorial at Roxycraft and download the pattern while you’re there. Gift idea alert!! The holidays are coming,…

Another yarn hack – “crazy yarn”

Laughing Purple Goldfish Designs‘ definition of crazy yarn: bits and bobs of leftover yarns which have been accumulating, then cut into assorted lengths (no greater than six metres), then mixed all up and knotted together…

Doggone yarn hack for a Friday…

From Jen over at Seizure Salad: Not really a knit hack…more of a yarn hack. This is a freshly skeined batch of yarn from my spinning wheel…which we noticed bore a striking colour resemblance to…

Dread Pirate Robot

This was made for some friends who had a baby in June (welcome Valin!) – mom’s got dreads, dad writes books about pirates and really, who doesn’t love robots?? I give you, Dread Pirate Robot….