Wednesday, July 6, 2016

I'm Going to Blame This One on Drugs

The late 1960s and early 1970s were a confusing and awful time. A time of great social upheaval, experimentation with spirituality, drugs and sexuality. But mostly it was a time of the most truly ugly clothes.. like these pants. You really should be high to wear these.

Sunday, July 3, 2016

Have a Bang Up 4th of July!

I've been having a busy hands couple of weeks after finding twenty skeins of a certain yarn I wanted to make a rug out of at the Dollar Tree. Instead of the usual 7 or 8 bucks a skein this was only a dollar a skein, priced to move.

But that hasn't stopped me from enjoying the bizarre spectacle that is Independence Day projects others have done in time for this 4th.

For the gents these perfectly hot and itchy yarn shorts for the 90 degree heat:

Love the golden dingle balls!

The ladies projects were a bit more 'weather friendly':

Stay safe and have fun tomorrow! Try not to blow off any bodily appendages with fireworks!

Saturday, July 2, 2016

Fast Crocheted Foods

I have to admit I'm not entirely sure what this is all about but apparently crocheting up junk food is a thing now. These are not necessarily ugly but they are pretty weird.

The why is what gets me. Are these play food stuff for kids? Someone really really really in love with corndogs? What? Why?

I'm as confused as the Candy Corn Fairy is, even if I'm wearing more clothes than her.

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

You Wanna Piece of Me?

I sincerely hope this was made for a costume and not for a serious accessory. The model looks unhappy.

Dammit! Now I'm hungry.....

Sunday, June 26, 2016

Stop Trying To Make This Happen!

I picked up the newest issue of Interweave Crochet magazine today and found an article showing guys wearing shorts like these... THESE!!!!!

Now I know some hipster girl started making and selling these things on Etsy and that some idiot writing for Salon or the Huffington Post tried to proclaim that these shorts made up of your granny's old afghans are the newest cool thing, but no. They just look ridiculous, like you're wearing your granny's old afghan. That's not a good luck for anyone. Just thinking about how hot and itchy all that awful cheap Red Heart yarn is against your thighs is enough to make this a no-no for anyone.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Walking on Water Crochet

Did you know you can get a crocheted Jesus online? Order Him up just in time for whatever religious holiday you want. Or make Him yourself.

If Puppet Savior doesn't do it for you just order the larger model.

Monday, June 20, 2016

Poisonous Crochet

Today I had an interesting experience. I was out shopping with a friend and I had to dissuade her from buying a shirt and cowboy hat that only needed torn up jeans and a bandana to make her look like the bastard love child of fat Axl Rose and Bret Michaels of Poison. The hat was a painted straw cowboy hat. Friends do not let friends dress up like Bret Michaels.

Which led me to wonder if there was any bizarre crochet of crochet dolls of the former Poison lead singer. The only doll I found was this dog chew toy of Michaels from his Pet Smart pet toy collection. I'm not sure I understand the corporate logic that equates Michaels with pets. The connection is seriously missing from here.

But apparently some crocheter took her love of Bret Michaels pretty far and did a portrait of him in yarn....she took it pretty far....

Is it just me or does he seem to have fetal alcohol syndrome eyes here?