Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Another Quickie

This is the cover of a Berroco book from several years back.  I sincerely hope none of you actually knit any of these things.

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Granny Squares - oh, the horror!

I don't know about you guys, but the last thing I would ever wear is THIS skirt!  I mean, it's like a bullseye for your vajayjay.  WTH?  

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Talkin' Turkey

So, Thanksgiving is coming up quickly and you had to know there was some scary knitting to go along with the holiday (as there is with every holiday, it seems!), so here is the first "Oh, hell no!" of the season:
Nuff said? 

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Going to the Dogs

Not literally, but this hat is so doggone ugly (see what I did there?) that I had to share.

One of my favorite people said this reminded her of Triumph the Insult Comic Dog

And, I have to agree!

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Gone Loopy!

If you ever get the urge to pick the bathroom rug up off the floor and wear it as a wrap....DON'T!
And PLEASE do not cut it up and make it into wrist warmers either!

Wednesday, June 15, 2011


With the Ren Faire season upon us, I thought I'd share with you some Ren no-no's.  If you're going to a Ren Faire and you want to dress for it -- splurge! -- buy a costume, a nice one.  Don't knit one - especially none of these!

There is an AWFUL LOT of knitted chain mail out there.  And I don't think it will stop any kind of sword I can think of.
Not sure if this is actually meant to be chain mail or if it's just a homeless guy trying to stay warm.

Don't drag your kids into your warped Ren Faire business.  Just let the kid go in his shorts and tank top, have a giant turkey leg and some lemonade, and you do the hot costumes.

And the wooden sword and shield just make it that much more authentic!

You know this guy in on eharmony.com looking for his Ren Princess

I'm sorry -- is that tape on your sword?  Really?

This is just a bullying in the making

Knitted gray vest? check!  Tin foil mask?  check!  Plastic sword?  check!  Fake shield?  check!  Athletic shorts?  check!

Gotta say - this guy looks authentic -- like he hasn't showered in a month.  And don't poke him in the belly with that sword!  His mom ran out of yarn so his "chain mail" isn't quite long enough.

This guy is serious about his Ren Faire!  Do NOT mess with him or he will stab you with his fake sword!

Really?  LOL  Just go to the toy store and get a plastic one, OK?

Not sure if this is for Ren Faire or for Riverdance!

Sorry - the crazy dred locks are sold separately.

Friday, April 15, 2011

Happy Birthday!

In honor of my daughter's 13th birthday, I am presenting the combination of birthdays and knitting.  I wasn't terribly surprised to find several knitted cakes, and I do mean SEVERAL.....of all shapes and sizes and colors and occasions......... it was overwhelming!  Now, I don't know about you, faithful reader, but MY knitting time is valuable (very much so, as a single mom with 2 kids who works full time!), so I, personally, cannot imagine using my precious knitting time on a knitted cake.  What exactly do you do with it once it's done anyway?

These really look delicious!  I'm getting hungry!

A little wonky - fuzzy candles?  

Just wow - and again, all of this work for what exactly?

Another very pretty, very edible-looking entry.  That candle is a little bit tall tho -- just sayin'

This one's my favorite - fantastic job!!

And these are super cute as well -- cute party favors

These are supposed to be candles -- get your mind out of the gutter!

Don't forget the party favors!  How cute are these!?

I'm not sure exactly what to think about this one.  First of all, not sure there's a real cake under there or not.  Secondly, it just looks dangerous.  At first, I thought, "Cool!"..... but then thought better of it -- after some thought I'm not sure I get it.  It kinda looks like one of those spiky "keep out" fences.

And THEN there's real live cakes made to look like knitting!  (Nice juxtaposition, huh?)

Cool, huh?  Complete with reading glasses, scissors and knitting needles!

The colors on this are so pretty and it looks real to me!  
So...... who wants cake!?