If you scared…

Saturday, July 22nd, 2006
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Go To Church

To be knit across the tuckus.

Refer Snoop Dogg vs. Ice Cube.

Knitted Tattoos

Monday, June 26th, 2006
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A great idea from knitgrrl for a sunburn sweater:

It would be funny to have an intarsia pullover that’s red on the shoulder tops, chest, etc and then white where the shirt you were wearing when you got burned would be.

This has inspired me with another idea: Sweaters with tattoos on them. You can emulate a tattoo you already have (ensuring it’s displayed in both summer and winter), or test out one you want. It would be mega-cool to knit a sweater with an anchor on the shoulder. I’ve even made a little chart:

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World Cup Soccer Ball PDF

Friday, June 16th, 2006
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I’ve made the World Cup Soccer Ball pattern into a pdf. Get it here! The PDF also contains various colour schemes for each of the countries partaking, as well as Canada.

World Cup Soccer Ball Knitting Pattern

Sunday, June 11th, 2006
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Knitted Soccer Ball

Get the PDF!

This pattern is great for people who have little time to do anything. It’s knit in pieces, with each panel (a pentagon or hexagon) created individually. Just pick up a few stitches, knit a panel, and put it away. It’s all very laid-back, and great for people with short attention spans. It is the “Garfield the Cat” of knitting patterns.

In total, you’ll have to make 20 hexagons and 12 pentagons. Don’t worry, though, each one takes about ten minutes, tops! It uses up less than a ball of yarn for each colour so it’s a perfect stash-buster, and if you knit it in your national colours, it’s patriotic, too!

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