***If you're like me, you've been mourning the demise of "You Knit WHAT???", that fantasticly snarky knitting blog that dared to skewer bizarre and/or badly-designed items that seem to be ever-prevalent in the world of knitwear. I got many a chuckle, giggle, laugh and out-and-out guffaw from that website.
But now, thank goodness, the baton has been passed and the reigns have been taken up by those lovely ladies at What Not to Crochet. They've started a new blog called What Not to Knit, and one of the more outrageous items they've posted thus far was knit by the same person who knits and sells the likes of these on ebay:
Isn't that a travesty? Mohair should be used for good, not for evil! And if the hood alone doesn't scare you, how about an entire mohair catsuit? Or a dress?
[Update: seems there's more than one group willing to take up the cause of knitted fug. Check out a new incarnation of You Knit What here. And here. And also here. And here, too. And more crocheted fug here.]
*******What TO Knit:
Richmond's own talented Melanie Berney has designed these fabulous Snowflake Socks that are in this month's current issue of MagKnits: