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Thursday, February 28, 2008

It will haunt your nightmares

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How does one get out of a knitting funk? By knitting joke patterns, of course!

Scary Mask Finished

This is the famed adult balaclava pattern that has made such a splash on ye olde interweb.

I made this out of some spare Cascade 220 I had in my stash on size 8 needles. It only took a few days, and the results are just fabulous. Check out my friend Panda modeling:

But she looks so innocent!

I actually made this for my friend Mr. N, who is also owner of the eyepatch mentioned in the earlier posts.

Molly thinks I'm crazy for making the mask:

Molly and the mask

But I've found it's good for brainstorming:

Thinking mask

So, the official cure for the knitting blues: ridiculous vintage patterns! Take my word for it!

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At 2:05 AM , Blogger Steve said...

so awesome. So so awesome. I'd totally rob a bank with that thing.

At 5:15 PM , Blogger shula said...

Never did I expect to see a balaclava even more scary than the original.

Sure did the rounds, that pattern.

Must find another.


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