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Amigurumi Memes

PSY by Jessica Nevin Jessica Nevin says she is fairly new to crochet, and has just made her very first amigurumi figures for a friend’s birthday. Her chosen subjects? Popular 2012 memes! No doubt you recognize singer PSY dancing “Gangnam Style,” and the other is the IKEA monkey, with his warm coat. The coat is green [...]

51 Delightful Works of Yarn Graffiti

For all the websites showing pictures of yarn bombing, it still seems to be a pretty rare art form. In fact, I actually have only seen one in person. Even so, it’s still pretty awesome, which is precisely why all of those yarn bomb photos are so fun to look at. Here’s another great gallery [...]

The Art Of Yarn Bombing

(YouTube Link) Yarn Bombing is the softest and cuddliest form of street art, and Yarn Bombers are busy making the world a brighter and cozier place. In this video, episode 12 of the horribly titled series American Hipster Presents, we get to hear from Philadelphia yarnaholic Ishknits, and find out why Yarn Bombing is the only street [...]

Crochet Biology Samples

Biochemist Jessica Polka knows her stuff when it comes to animal and plant samples. She also is quite the knitter. Between the two she has the skills to make some seriously impressive specimens with nothing but yarn. You can check out more of her work at the link or you can always buy some of [...]

10 Clever and Creative Crochet Creations

Those in the craft scene know that you can make anything with yarn and crochet hook. The internet has some extremely interesting projects that you’d never associate with yarn crafts -until you see them, that is. Here are ten finished products we’re glad someone thought of. 1. Game of Thrones Characters The House of Stark from the [...]

Knit Your Own Mini Ninja

Knit Your Own Mini Ninja – $11.95 Have you always dreamed of knitting your own army of mini ninjas, but just didn’t know where to start? You need the Knit Your Own Mini Ninja from the NeatoShop. This fantastic kit includes: booklet yarn felt darning needle knitting needles needle & thread and toy stuffing This is a perfect set for a beginning knitter who [...]

A Day in the Life of Business Cat

Business Cat is an image meme in which a cat holds a desk job. Most of what you see around the ‘net are pithy statements mixing business and cat culture. But here’s a post that takes you through the entire day of a house cat that holds down a nine-to-five job, although he often works [...]

Zero

(vimeo link) In this stop-motion animation made with yarn, everyone is born with a number indicating their supposed potential. The kid born with a zero has a long way to go to catch up. Can nothing ever be something? Produced by Australians Christopher and Christine Kezelos. -via Laughing Squid

Just One More Row

Here you see a skeleton knitting a scarf with yarn that is coming from her own bones! She is a knit-covered skeleton. Twilight Kallisti of Crafting Chaos made this artwork called Just One More Row using an educational skeleton model. See more pictures at the website. Link

Crocheted Portraits

This is not your grandmother’s doily, indeed! Portland, Oregon artist Jo Hamilton takes the art of crochet to another level by reproducing faces with yarn. She also does landscapes in crochet. Link -via Nag on the Lake