Starhead Boy’s Burrito Unicorn Pablo

•February 16, 2019 • Leave a Comment

Seattle artist Starhead Boy has lost his local celebrity pet burrito unicorn Pablo.


Pablo has been missing for a long time. Or perhaps he just gets lost a lot.

Animation: Yarn Zoetrope

•February 15, 2019 • Leave a Comment

Check out this delightful zoetrope animation from Super Silly Films. It’s crocheted!

There’s a whole slew of “making of” photos on the Super Silly Films website.




Found on the good old Nag on the Lake.


Favorite New Dumb Joke

•February 12, 2019 • Leave a Comment

Image result for janitor closetWhat did the janitor say when he jumped out of the cleaning closet?






Celebrating the Public Domain: Who’s Sorry Now

•February 10, 2019 • 1 Comment

This is a pretty great rendition of Who’s Sorry Now, which entered the public domain last month.

How about that video work, eh?

Found on the ever great Miss Cellania.


•February 7, 2019 • Leave a Comment



A Walk on the Viaduct

•February 3, 2019 • 2 Comments

After 18 years of knowing that Seattle’s Alaskan Way Viaduct could collapse in an earthquake at any moment, we’re finally taking it down, and yesterday was the last chance for the public to walk on the ugly old, familiar old roadway.

Long view 2

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The Country Side of Harmonica Sam, A Drink After Midnight

•January 30, 2019 • Leave a Comment

Swedish country band The Country Side of Harmonica Sam has that je ne sais country quoi, if you ask me. Like in this song by Swedish songwriter Dan Englund.


They have cool album covers, too.


a drink after midnight


Found on Everlasting Blört.

Vintage Knits: Teen Jacket from 1942

•January 25, 2019 • Leave a Comment

I love the shape and texturing of this jacket from Chadwick’s Teen Age Fashions booklet from 1942.

school belle cardigan photo

I’m working on a variation on this pattern right now, with a thicker yarn and altered pattern stitch. I’ll let you know how it turns out.

Here’s the recipe:

school belle cardigan 1  school belle cardigan 2

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