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Happy Canada Day!

… and what better way to celebrate than to gaze upon this gorgeous crochet Canadian flag pillow? Lovely work via Crow’s Feet Chic. HAPPY CANADA DAY!!

Bacon Baby Blanket

Bacon Baby Blanket made by Crochet Dynamite and there’s a FREE PATTERN! Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon. ~ Doug Larson

James and the vibrant stop-motion video.

Moving On from ainslie henderson on Vimeo. Created by Bafta-nominated filmmaker Ainslie Henderson for the band James. Hat tip: thanks to everyone who alerted me to this … I was tied up the last month….

rib cage sweater hack

Does anyone have a source for the original artist? Please leave in the comments below. Merci buckets! Hat tip to Michelle Miles aka CraftyMichelle.

Big results require big ambitions!

Will Grimm sent in this great photo with the caption, “Broom Handle Knitting!!” He says, here you see “sharpened dowel rods a little thicker than a broom handle used as needles. For yarn I used…

stop, collaborate and listen

… to the extreme I rock a hook like a vandal. So that was fun … thanks to Jenny Brown aka hijennybrown – thank you! With or without Vanilla Ice, this yarnbomb has a good…