"QUANTUM SHOT" #486 Article by Rachel and Avi Abrams, link
When Art and Knitting Needles Collide
Knit your way out of stress and anxiety - into a more ordered universe of sophisticated yarn, crochet and lace patterns. Here are the weirdest knitting projects we could find...
Word of advice: finish your projects! The unfinished knitting projects tend to increase entropy ten-fold and fill all the space allowed for them - these misshapen lumps of yarn can breed in the dark corners voraciously.
The coffee cup says "I love you more than zombies love brains": Knitted squid by Not Hip, cup via
Let's start with the Biggest Knitted Sculpture - a pink bunny, big enough to be spotted from the Earth's orbit:
Viennese art group Gelitin knitted this fluffy wonder high on a mountain in Piedmont, Italy; it took them five years to do it. Now, some guys climb its belly to watch the sunset, others prefer to crawl around its knitted guts, spilled to one side... Speaking of unfortunate gutted rabbits, here are a few more, from Patricia Waller:
This is not Great Aunt Muriel's mothballed sweater. All things knitted are not cutesy, boring, and itchy... at the very least they can teach anatomy to all who care to wear them: Baby's First DNA molecule
If you didn't get down to New York to see the Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef, you can always populate your own textile aquarium with a great variety of knitted & crocheted animals. Knitters have an interesting affinity with deep-sea, many-tentacled & non-cuddly specimens, such as the nautilus:
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