104-year-old great-grandmother Grace Brett just might be the oldest street artist in the world. She yarn-bombed her town with the help of the Souter Stormers, a secretive group of 'yarnstormers' that recently yarn-bombed 46 landmarks in the Scottish county of Borders.
Darn! Men with yarn is a pin-up calendar featuring men in knitted and crocheted underwear posing with knitted props: an iron, a vacuum cleaner, a piece of a pie, a tv, a drill and lots more. And yes: these pictures are...
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A couple of years ago, Casey Jenkins, a 34 years old performer based in Melbourne, felt free to express herself as an artist and spent more than a month on knitting performance, simply called "vaginal knitting”.
She was able to create...
Ukraine-based Anna Mo knits super chunky blankets with giant, three-inch stitches. This is the ultimate security blanket you can get lost in. She uses custom-made, two-inch-thick needles for her knits, which also include sweaters and scarves.
Melbourne-based textile artist Phil Ferguson crochets mouth-watering wearable hats that look just like some of your favorite foods. He poses in each of his creations with a hilarious, slightly dejected expression and posts them to his Instagram, where he goes by...
Each and every item I made is important as single seed in pomegranate. I have a lot of fun creating them for someone to warm their heart.
Having battled depression for many years, my paraplegic wife went through ECT (Electroconvulsive Therapy) to help. This was a little over two years ago, and she didn't know how to knit beforehand. Rose had some skills in crochet, and went to...
I can't say I ever expected to see anyone make animal dissection cute, but knitting artist Emily Stoneking has done it. Her aKNITomy artwork faithfully recreates typical high school dissection projects as arguably cute knit panels.
How long does it take to master a craft? How about 80 years? Because 109-year-old Australian Alfred Date has been knitting since the 1930s and his latest/most famous endeavor was making mini sweaters... for endangered penguins!