Category Archives: Craft + Olympics

The one where the Winter Olympics fell in love with patchwork

Winter Olympics 2014 patchwork medals

LOVE (via Today)

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Nike + knitting

Nike knitting Love magazine

While we’re talking about craft things I missed while I was concentrating on the Olympics, NIKE + KNITTING IN LOVE MAGAZINE. OMFG.

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Craft your own Olympians (and Beckham)

Knit Usain Bolt.

Cross stitch David Beckham.

Knit Jessica Ennis.

Knit Cathy Freeman.

Cross stitch Ryan Giggs.

(For all your Olympian knitting needs, you need The Olympknits or The Knitlympics.)

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This crochet lion is in BIG TROUBLE.

He/she is one of the Cultural Olympiad crochet lions, but it seems no one told the market stall holders in Lincoln. Here over at thisislincolnshire.co.uk

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Welcome to the Olympknits.

Allow Phil Sportsman to introduce the finalists.

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Amaze Olympknit shizzle.

Olympic knitters

Because, y’know, OlymPICS rhymes with OlymKNITS.(I only know this because of the book of the same name, published by David and Charles)

(via The Telegraph).

 

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