Knit-wit

Knit-wit
The cold snap in Arizona continues; it’s friggin frigid here!  I’m tempted to get my knitting needles out and make some big, wooly socks so I don’t have to leave house to go buy some.  Yes, I only wear socks once a year. No, I actually can’t knit socks. Unless they are rectangle-shaped socks. But you know who can knit?  Virginia, from UberCrafty, that’s who.  But she doesn’t limit her knitting to human apparel. If you leave a broken chair on the back of her porch, she just might knit that thing a sweater!  I have to say it again: She reupholstered this crappy old chair with a custom-knitted sweater!  
Totally cool. And warm!




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12 Comments

  1. December 7, 2011 / 5:24 PM

    That looks so warn and inviting. Very cool!

  2. December 7, 2011 / 6:00 PM

    I. LOVE. THIS.

    a lot.

  3. December 7, 2011 / 6:41 PM

    Beautiful! Amazingly talented! Wasting her talent on chairs!! lol

  4. December 7, 2011 / 8:49 PM

    Very Clever, who would have thought…so where did you say she lived. Front Porch or back porch? Hahaha!

  5. December 7, 2011 / 9:09 PM

    How cute, now the chair is all cozy and loved…

    Cindy

  6. December 7, 2011 / 10:08 PM

    Very cool! Love this!

  7. December 7, 2011 / 10:55 PM

    many years ago (in the 80s), there was in infomercial on for the knit-wit and doodle-loom tools. My sister and I would always tease about the knit-wit and doodle-loom tools. The afghan in the back of the first picture looks exactly like what would be created with the tools. Thanks for the memories!

  8. December 8, 2011 / 12:39 AM

    Totally elegant.

  9. December 8, 2011 / 1:33 AM

    holy crap! that’s my chair!!! Actually, it’s my friend Suzie’s chair, but I MADE THAT!!!

  10. December 8, 2011 / 5:32 AM

    Holy cow, now I want to crochet sweaters for all my furniture. Well, not all of it. But I do have a chair that’s been begging for something like this…

  11. December 8, 2011 / 3:39 PM

    That’s my ‘Coolbrook Chair’ that Virginia made for me!! I found it in the trash on Coolbrook Avenue (this its name), my husband dumped it on V’s back porch as per my request and this is what I got back a few weeks later. A perfect addition for our new home! Thanks V!!

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