knitting

Art Week Quotable: LJ Roberts On Craft And Queerness

“Craft is all over the place  it represents everything from exquisite artisan objects to kitschy homemade trinkets, to the hip and cute items produced in today’s trendy DIY culture….” More »


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… More »


“Vaginal Knitting” Is Here: Watch This Woman Knit From Wool Inserted Inside Her Vagina

When I first heard the term “vaginal knitting,” I assumed it meant knitting with your pubic hair. [Really? I assumed it meant knitting things that look like vaginas. — Amelia] But no. Vaginal knitting is inserting a skein of wool into your vulva and knitting with it!

Whoa. Crafting just went to a whole… More »


Knit And Purl Your Own Pet Pooch

My life isn’t condusive right now to owning a pet. But knitting a pet? That’s a different story. It might not be too hard even though I haven’t picked up my knitting needles in years. Knit Your Own Dog: Easy To Follow Patterns For 25 Pedigree Pooches by Sally Muir and Joanna Osborne will teach you… More »


Knitted Hotel Room Created By Artist Kate Jenkins

At the Hotel Pelirocco in the English seaside town of Brighton, guests can cozy up in an entirely knitted room. Dubbed “Do Knit Disturb”, the single room comes with a slew of knitted objects including a lamp, comforter, toothpaste and toothbrush, telephone cover and matching curtains, reports The Guardian.

Other woven creations found in the yarn filled room include… More »


A Sweet Dream For Crocheters, A Beautiful Nightmare For Everyone Else

Polish crochet artist Olek recreated an entire apartment inside the Christopher Henry Street Gallery in New York City and then crocheted the whole damn thing. Are you scared yet? Oh yeah, the whole thing is called “Knitting is for Pussies.” So take that! [Buzzfeed] … More »


Awesome Affordable Etsy Find: A Shot In The Yarn

Whether you’re a hardcore knitter or a hardcore vodka drinker, this pair of shot glasses — one clear, one blue — would be a great addition to your lifestyle. And if you’re a fan of drinking while knitting, well, more power to you. Just be careful with those needles. [$24, Bread & Badger] … More »


William And Kate Are Knit-Wits

Julie and I are going to watch the royal wedding with beers at our side and a bucket of Cheez-Its in our laps. But some looky-loos get a bit more intense in their royalty fascination. Say, knitting dolls of Prince William and Kate Middleton from a 64-page pattern book called Knit Your Own Royal Wedding. More »


Frisky Q&A: Stitch ‘N Bitch Knitting Queen, Debbie Stoller

I’m embarrassed to admit this, but I don’t know how to knit. My mom taught me after college, but I messed up my stitches and abandoned it in frustration. Debbie Stoller promises she can teach me. Why shouldn’t I believe her? The editor-in-chief and co-founder of Bust magazine has taught hundreds of thousands of women… More »


Quick Pic: Keep Your Ears Warm This Winter With A Hair Hat

This week, the temperature dropped enough for our ears to feel the cold. It’s time to bring out the hats and ear warmers but wouldn’t this “Hallowig” hair hat be a more, um, interesting way to keep toasty this winter? Knit yourself a new ‘do by following these instructions. [Knitty via À La Garçonnière] … More »