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hyperactive
09-19-2010, 04:24 PM
This is miniature knitting I just HAD to share.
I knew about small scale knitting and such, all that tooth pick work and everything. But this lady really takes it to a whole nother dimension...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VT5MFdAB7fI

What do you think?

Rosey2376
09-19-2010, 04:30 PM
That is mental!
I thought I was a nutter, maybe I should adjust my thinking :roflhard:

hyperactive
09-19-2010, 05:00 PM
she looks SO happy and accomplished, though. And those pieces would be a hell lot of work in ANY size! But this is truely insane!

knittingincarolina
09-19-2010, 06:38 PM
Needles the diameter of a human hair...more power to her. No thanks, I'll keep my regular needles and yarn.

hyperactive
09-20-2010, 03:43 AM
yup, those needles sound tiny. But I guess it puts sewing needles to a good use

kittykins
09-20-2010, 10:57 AM
That, that, that is.....I'm speechless! I watched the video yesterday and still haven't come up any words! Just can't imagine.......

Jan in CA
09-20-2010, 11:52 AM
:passedout:

hyperactive
09-20-2010, 11:57 AM
@kitty and Jan:

:roflhard:

Shandeh
09-20-2010, 11:58 AM
Neat! I actually have a set of size 000000 knitting needles that I bought at a miniatures shop down the road from where I live. The little shop was here for years, and I always loved going there to look at all the tiny masterpieces of houses, furniture, dolls, clothing, and every other little thing you can find in a normal sized house.

Now the shop is closed.....probably because most people buy their stuff on eBay now. I miss going there to see it all.

I bought a "Mini Knits (http://www.amazon.com/Mini-Knits-Scale-Dolls-House/dp/1861083947)" book at AC Moore once, and placed my tiny knitting needles inside the book. That's as far as I've gone into miniature knitting. :teehee:

I did knit a Barbie dress once. It wasn't as hard as I thought it would be. I still need to sew on the tiny buttons, though.
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2595/3801970968_fc807eef01.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2657/3801150687_e2a6fce7de.jpg

But that lady's miniature sweaters are UNBELIEVABLE! I could NEVER knit anything like that. :thud:

knitcindy
09-20-2010, 06:47 PM
Absolutely speechless!! My first thought was HOW can she SEE what she's doing??? I could never do this, but I guess she enjoys it!!

knitcindy

linknit41
09-20-2010, 07:03 PM
oh my goodness!! can't imagine knitting a regular sized sweater with such detail!! linknit41

WandaT
09-21-2010, 08:12 AM
wow ... to each their own I guess. Not my thing but if it makes her happy ...

Sunshine's Mom
09-21-2010, 03:24 PM
I'm going to have to watch Coraline again and check out the sweaters. I didn't really think about someone having to knit small clothes like that for a movie. Very cool and very beautiful. I wonder how long it would take her to knit a regular sweater.

kmaclean
09-21-2010, 03:33 PM
Wow! :noway:

You never really think about all the "behind the scenes" work like that when it comes to movies ... very cool!

RuthieinMaryland
09-22-2010, 03:19 PM
Hi! :waving:

This might sound nutso, but I actually found myself really relaxing while I was watching this video! It could have been the music or the absolutely serene aura the knitter presented......

Or I could have been in shock!!!!! :chair:

Either way, thanks for sharing this!

Ruthie :hug:

Mike
09-23-2010, 10:17 AM
I tried pins and thread once. I dropped too many stitches.