The best way I’ve found to fight my anxiety is with a pair of knitting needles.
Which, for a sexy-as-heck, well-acted time-travel adventure that takes place in beautiful 18th century Scotland, is really saying something.
Because the journey should be just as fun as the destination.
Wave your geek flag high with these brilliant and wooly projects.
Sometimes you just HAVE to knit.
Vogue Knitting Live is an enormous convention that takes place in New York, Seattle, and Chicago every year. It’s basically prom, Pinterest, and paradise for knitters all rolled into one.
It’s her vagina and she’ll knit if she wants to.
It responds to people tweeting #jumpers4des.
It’s used as shorthand for something that’s boring, old-fashioned, or stereotypically “domestic” all too often. Luckily, knitters are the ones carrying the extremely sharp sticks.
Needles + yarn = INFINITE POSSIBILITIES.
Busting stashes, taking names.
You don’t need to spend a fortune on fancy supplies to fulfill all your DIY-loving heart’s desires.
This piece, by artist Noortje de Keijzer, will brighten your whole day.
It’s displayed on an umbrella. She also knitted an “Occupy Grandparents” chair cozy.
Because who knows yarn better than baby cats? No one, that’s who. Got tips? Contribute below.
The Les Mis star (and scientifically-proven hot person) joins a legion of former America’s Next Top Model contestants.
This is the coziest graffiti imaginable.
You still have time to make all of these hippity hoppity projects before springtime hits. Well, maybe not all. But definitely your favorite ones.
It’s three miles longer than the next longest knitted rope.
Handicrafts and sports are not mutually exclusive passions.
At Vogue Knitting LIVE!, a huge knitting convention, you’ll find knitted lobsters, a former America’s Next Top Model contestant, and, of course, Batman.
Turns out he loves to knit. These crafts will win his heart.
You’ll be making a sweater for your phone (and everything else you never thought needed a sweater) in no time.
A group of crafters is handmaking one for each surviving student.
The New York State Sheep and Wool Festival takes place annually in New York’s Hudson Valley; it’s pretty much the best place to go if you’re at all interested in cuddly animals, adorable children, sweaters — or more yarn than you’ve ever seen in your entire life.
Instead of throwing them out or throwing them to the moths, use them for things like home accessories and slippers.
Made by crafters who really put the “do-it-yourself” back in DIY.
And you thought those girls weren’t getting any modeling work at all. You’re about to see just how wrong about that you are.