Jessica Polka is a crocheter of curiosities who was inspired by the fantastic tome, Albertus Seba's Cabinet of Natural Curiosities. You can see Polka's work on her Wunderkammer blog or buy some specimens in her Etsy shop. She's also published a book of Wunderkammer crochet patterns, including "instructions to make your own crocheted squid, octopus, red coral and white blooming coral." The book is $12 from, where else, the Curiosity Shoppe.
Wunderkammer Crochet Patterns
I just read this article about conservatives who still think coronavirus is a hoax and are gathering, shaking hands, etc., to stick it to the libs. Then I saw this video of an angry man licking a window because he was annoyed “that hours had changed at TD Bank due to COVID virus.” “Fuck you, […]
Turbo the corgi had no idea the rock could move. Just so everyone knows the turtle in the video is not a tortoise but in fact an eastern box turtle! Which is actually part of the Terrapene family.
A man who coughed on a police officer in the UK after declaring “I am Covid” is off to jail for six months, convicted of assaulting an emergency worker. Adam Lewis, 55, told the officer: “I am Covid and I am going to cough in your face and you will get it.” … The officer […]
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If you’ve ever had any musical aspirations — or even if your talent extends no further than turning on the radio — you’ve probably dreamed the “impossible” dream. You dream that maybe you could record some of your songs at home, post them online, build an armada of fan support, attract major label attention and […]
If you’re charting the fortunes of a business, one glance at the right columns can instantly detail that company’s health. If you want to see their current roster of customers, a spreadsheet can bring those clients into sharp focus. Make no mistake — the world of business is still dominated by the all-powerful spreadsheet. It’s […]