Published June 11, 2009
Tags: game, gamer, gamer knit, gaming, geek, geek knit, geeky knitting, knit, knitting, pattern, patterns, Tetris, video, video game knit, video games, videogame
For a while now Ive been wanting to make a Tetris scarf but have been too lazy to chart up a pattern and also have been stumped on how to make it look good from the front and back since Intarnsia knitting looks a mess from behind. Low and behold, someone on Craftster solved the problem with a simple solution….making it double sided.
I love that it just looks like a mosaic pattern at first glance but then you recognize the shapes and instantly know what the scarf is. Truly chic and geek ;)
The woman made the pattern and had her mom knit it up and unfortunately she doesnt seem to have posted the pattern, but another poster linked to a Tetris chart for making a baby blanket that you could easily adapt into a scarf. You can download that here.
Here you can see how wide the scarf is before its doubled over. A great way to make the scarf visually appealing from all sides!
Published May 19, 2009
Tags: bento, bento boxes, creative food, food, games, gaming, gaming bento, geeky bento, geeky food, video, video game, video games
Im always talking about how its easy to find geeky game themed baked goods, but its rare to find savor geekness. Well one clever foodie has mastered the art of geeky savory foods in a very classic and fun way…bento boxes!
Im sure many of have heard of her but for those that havent,AnnaTheRed of Anna The Red’s Bento Boxes has an amazing blog where she not only displays her creations but also her sketches and describes the process of creating her culinary masterpieces. She does everything from video games, to anime, to comics and everything in between. Here are a few of my favorites.
Robot from Penny Arcade
Headcrabs from Half-Life
Where the Wild Things Are (1)
Where the Wild Things Are (2)
Battlestar Galactica Cylons
Tingle from Zelda
And you know whats awesome? These are all just from the first two pages on blog posts! This girl is a bento genius! Shes definitely giving me some inspiration for my own.
Published April 7, 2009
Tags: DIY, game, gaming, geek, geek knitting, geeky, knit, knitting, mega man, mega man hat, mega man knit, nerd, patter, patterns, video game, video game knit, video games, videogame
It seems theres a never ending stream of awesome video game themed knits (trust me a I have a back log of projects and blog posts) but I found one today that is by far one of my favorites. This falls into the category of old but new to me…so hopefully its new to some of you as well!
Mega Man Knit Hat
Apparently a very lucky geeky boy has a super awesome crafty gal who knit him up this awesome hat. Now she just needs to knit him some Mega Man arm warmers and leg warmers and hes all set to battle Dr Willy.
To knit your own click here.
Crochet queen talli_1985 crocheted her own version! Equally awesome!
Published April 3, 2009
Tags: baking, cupcake, cupcakes, Desert, deserts, games, gaming, gaming cupcakes, geek, geeky cupcakes, nerd baking, nerd cupcake, video, video games, Videogames, World of Waraft, world of warcraft cupcakes, WoW, WoW cupcakes
I guess Friday should just be Cupcake Day from now on! Snack or Die has posted yes another geeky confection and even though Im not a WoW fan I still appreciate the awesomeness in this one. Mostly due to the use of fondant which I have yet to try myself.
WoW Horde Cupcakes
As usual there are step by step instructions to make your own horde of Horde Cupcakes (har har). Enjoy!
Published March 13, 2009
Tags: baking, cooking, gadgets, gaming, Gear, geek, geek tool, geeky appliances, geeky kitchen, geeky tools, housewares, kitchen, oven, oven mitt, oven mitts, pac man, pacman, retro, retro gaming, video, video game, video games
Thats it, I can retire from blogging now because the greatest geeky domestic tool has been invented.
Pac-Man Oven Mitts
From domestic goody guru Fred comes heat handling silicone mitts that will satisfy your inner geek while you cook. Best of all is that inside the mitts they are textured with a Pac-Man course for texture and extra geekness. These babies launch in mid-April for a steal at $15 a pop.
I have a birthday coming up in late April…I’m just sayin’ ;)
Published February 19, 2009
Tags: boo, DIY, games, gaming, Gear, geek, king boo, knit, knits, knitting, mario, nintendo, pattern, patterns, video, video games, video gaming, Videogames
Was trolling through some knitting sites today and came across this awesome knitted beanie. Its a few years old but its new to me so I figure its new to some of you as well! Now bow down before the almighty…
I always thought the Boos were some of the cutest characters in the Mario world so needless to say Im in love with this hat. It looks like its a standard beanie knit in a round using this pattern chart. This pattern was created by Kelly of Purl Friday and is simple yet cute. I think Id like to try it out but felt the hat after for extra fuzzy Booness.