Yarnbombing has been gaining momentum as a form of street art all over the world, but Polish crocheting artist Olek demonstrates what a real challenge is: in mid July she crocheted an entire locomotive in Lodz, Poland, that will be on display through August 19th. This is by far the largest project this New York-based artist has completed. It took Olek and her four assistants 2 days of round the clock work to finish the installation.
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A family-run crocheting manufacture from Vietnam proves that size doesn’t matter! Their miniature crocheted animals are so small that they fit on a finger tip, and some of them hardly reach 1/4 of an inch. The idea for the business was inspired by the youngest (10-year-old) member of the family, who’s greatly fond of various movie characters and loves animals.
Good news for guys – now you’ll have a legit reason to wear a knight’s gear on a daily basis! Two dedicated crocheters are now offering awesome knight’s helmet caps on Etsy. This brilliant pattern was originally created for kids and offered on Etsy by Cutecraftycrochet. For those who’re into knitting, the artist started selling the instructions for $4.99. This is exactly what another Etsy user Hattie Hooker used to make the adult version of the Knight’s Helmet Cap. All you need is $40 and some patience, since both of them now have orders for 3 to 4 weeks ahead.