Five bizarre knittting patterns to work on tonight at Knitflix
Every month Knitflix meets at the Denver Public Library's Fresh City Lounge to hang out, craft, and watch movies. In anticipation of the showing of depression-era flick Dinner at Eight tonight for crafters, we turned to the internet to find weird crafting patterns to take with you. Between bodily organs and weed kitty toys, you can totally out-weird anyone working on a cute scarf.
Womb Why snuggle with a Build-A-Bear when you can knit your own uterus instead? This bright pink organ knitting pattern by MK Carroll is described as a "cute, cuddly uterus doll," and when someone asks what you're working on, you can brightly respond "a fallopian tube, of course!"
R2D2 Beanie For Star Wars devotees who also want to stay warm, this R2D2 Beanie by Carissa Knits is the perfect pattern. The best part is that, after it takes you through the stitches, the last direction is "Put on hat and make beeping noises."
Knitted Elvis Wig Since today is the 34th anniversary of the Elvis' death, what better way to remember the King than to knit a wig in his honor? This pattern, designed by Simon Thackray, can turn anyone into the Pelvis. Be sure to hum "Always On My Mind" while working on the sideburns.
Anna Hrachovec / Mochimochi Land
Toilet Paper This pattern by Anna Hrachovec promises a knitted toilet paper friend that can be, as the pattern explains, "great as a bathroom gag, an unconventional scarf, or the perfect Halloween costume: a toilet-papered tree!" Whatever you use it for, we are pretty sure it's not a good idea to stop buying regular toilet paper once you have the knitted kind.
Marlo D. Cairns
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Burgos with: Ransteez, Giothevillan, Chicitychino
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Stand Up! the Workshop - Comedy Showcase
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These Jokes Are for You (W/ Denver Comedy Champion Nathan Lund)
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Kitty Weed Cat Toy This toy was inspired by creator Marlo Cairns' cat, Rufus, who apparently is crazy for catnip. As Cairns explains in the description, "I have often called catnip kitty weed, so I thought he should have his own Cannabis leaf." After crocheting the marijuana leaf, you can fill it with catnip and, apparently, watch your cat fight off anyone who tries to steal his stash.
KnitFlix starts at 5:30 p.m. at the Denver Public Library's Central Branch, 10 West 14th Avenue Parkway. For more information on the free event, visit Fresh City Life's website.
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