Posts tagged "crochet"

Thanks, I Made It Myself: 8 Cozy Afghans To Cuddle Under

As I mentioned, 2104 is the year of the DIY afghan. In an effort to rouse my inner knitter for what will be an arduous project, I've been browsing afghan patterns online. I have to say, I am thoroughly impressed by the talented women (and men) knitting and crocheting around the web. They've inspired me to…

By: Sophie Leon / January 18, 2014

Crocheted Sperm Are Cuddly, Soft And There’s No Mess To Clean Up

Your relationship with ejaculate doesn't have to be as bad as Monica Lewinsky's to appreciate a cuddly little sperm friend! These crocheted Spermies are sold by Etsy shop Wonka's Willy Factor and are both custom- and hand(job-)made. One Spermie is $13, a three-pack is $30, and both would be enough to get you pregnant (if…

By: Jessica Wakeman / October 11, 2013

20 Naughty Knits (NSFW)

Knitting is not just for nice folks anymore. Some people are using their needles to make naughty bits. I was delighted by this collection of hand-knit uteruses in unexpected places. Who says a womb can't play piano? This uterus virtuoso is just the beginning. Click away to see what can be done with yarn, needle…

By: Ami Angelowicz / March 29, 2012

DIY Don’t: The Crocheted Mustache Hat

Will the mustache trend ever die? Hipsters love it. Etsy sellers adore it. So, apparently, it's not dying any time soon if people are producing their own crocheted mustache hats. Can you even call this a hat? More like a mustache mask. Instructables gives directions on how to make the DIY winter accessory. True, it…

By: Leonora Epstein / January 5, 2010

A.S.I.S. Crochet Chain Necklace

Sometimes, when it's really cold outside, our jewelry drops so much in temperature that wearing it gives us the chills. Since we don't need another reason to shiver, we'll be accessorizing with the crochet-covered chains from A.S.I.S. (Angela Spencer's Irresistible Stuff) for the next few months. With cotton yarn covering most of the chunky chain,…

By: Catherine Strawn / December 22, 2009

Five Items From Winter You Can Wear This Summer

According to old school fashion rules, now that Memorial Day is upon us, we can dust off our bright whites without committing a fashion faux pas. But the sort of thinking that declares a strict divide between summer and winter clothes is just too fussy for us—try these five of our favorite trends from the…

By: Ali Jawin / May 24, 2009

Bitchin’ Stitchin’ Saves Lives

Crafting is the hobby du jour for ladies -- myself and my homemade superhero cape included. While I think my cool cape gives me the appearance that I can save lives, Shannon Gerard’s "Boobs and Dinks" actually do just that. Every three minutes a woman in the U.S. is diagnosed with breast cancer, which mea…

By: Simcha / March 13, 2008