Archive for the 'Craft'

Penguins and Peepguins, Oh My!

I’ve been on a bit of a knitting-sweaters-for-birds rampage this week. First I wrote about the call for penguin sweaters from a wildlife rescue...
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pineapple purse

In other 19th-century accessory news, I’m not sure how I have managed to live this long without a pineapple purse. A modern adaptation of this...
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knitting technology

Who even knew that Knitting Industry News existed? But it’s a real publication, apparently, or at least a website, and it has a new article...
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hyperbolic crochet coral reef update

Remember the Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef? It’s an ongoing project – they’ll keep mounting exhibits of parts of it in different...
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social networking for knitters

There’s a nice article in Slate about Ravelry, the social network for knitters. The best social network you’ve (probably) never heard...
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crochetdermy

A friend pointed out this nifty link to me: an artist who makes life-sized crochet versions of animals. Crochet + taxidermy = crochetdermy. Clever,...
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crochet bull

Love this – a crocheter covering the Wall Street bull statue in her work. (In the dead of night.) Be sure to watch the video. Thanks to my...
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museum tourist: crochet coral reef

At last, the Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef has opened at the natural history museum! You may recall, I was crocheting some pieces for this exhibit...
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coral reef update

My coral reef is finished! I dropped it off at Now and Then, a store in Takoma Park, Md., that sells yarn (and lots of other neat stuff). The...
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coral reef progress report

My own personal Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef now has four pieces: I’m pleased that I haven’t bought any new yarn for this. The...
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