Posted by episode81 on August 4, 2010
I was visiting with my knitting buddy a few weeks ago. We were sorting through her yarn stash to find something suitable for my Knitting Brioche project.
She has an astonishing amount of yarn in her stash from her time at a local yarn store back in the 80’s. Really. The colors have been in and out of fashion several times. Lucky for me, they are currently in. I left there with 2 bin bags full to the top. All worsted weight. Lots of great colors. Woot!
Anywho, I digress …
While we were rummaging in the yarn stash, we came across a most unusual, and frankly disturbing, knitting pattern. My knitting buddy clipped it from the Dec 91/Jan 92 issue of Threads magazine.
Look carefully at the happy family.
- There is pie.
- Family from the neck down:
- Nicely dressed with the possible exception of the pinny.
- Small boy has his finger in the pie.
- Family from the neck up:
- Daughter (?) apparently has a very unfortunate hobby.
- Mum is a mouth breather.
- Son is a one-eyed evil-doer with a pie fetish.
- Dad looks terrified.
I won’t be knitting these. And neither should you.
UPDATE: Victoria over at Threads used this image in a recent Spot the Difference column. Thanks for the comment! For some reason, links in comments won’t display …