Category: Knit Funny

Show Stopper, Indeed

OK, I cannot resist posting this vintage gem – even though this is CROCHET, not knitting (and I think knitters all over the globe can all be thankful for that). I truly believe this picture deserves a better fate than being hidden away in an old book. The item originally appeared with this text: Show…

Other Knitting Superstitions

I was listening to an audiobook today that involves the theater, and was surprised to hear a character declare that “knitting on stage is bad luck”. Having at least 50% of the qualification, and never having heard of this one — of course, I had to look into it.  And yes, I found several websites…

Don’t Say I Didn’t Warn You…

The other day I got an email from an old college friend.  This guy is pretty much on the cutting edge of technology, and I have an idea that he finds my career change from "engineer" to "knitting teacher" pretty much unfathomable, and probably a little unsettling. Despite that, we remain friends.  And every time…

Just for Fun

It’s billed as "Extreme Sheep LED Art". It’s supposed to be a promotion for Samsung’s LED TV’s, although the connection seems tenuous to me. The video’s creators (The Baaa-Studs) say, "We took to the hills of Wales armed to the teeth with sheep, LEDs and a camera, to create a huge amazing LED display. Of…

The Sheep Albedo Hypothesis

Who knew global warming was being caused by sheep? (I wish I could say I’d written this, but I didn’t.  This post is greatly condensed from the original post at www.realclimate.org.  But, the pictures of authentic NZ sheep are mine.) 1 April 2007 A remarkable new result was announced in a press conference today by…

He Knows Too Much

Saturday afternoon:  DH and I are running some errands together, so he is driving and I am knitting.  He turns into the Home Depot parking lot, finds a spot, switches off the engine.  Usually he walks around the back of the vehicle, and meets me there — but this time he stayed in his seat,…