Smart Car Stands Out With Crochet Cover, Plus 6 More Knitted Wonders


Recyclart found this great photo on Flickr by StartTheDay showing a Smart car standing out from the crowd in Rome. The photographer states, "Admiring the architecture in Rome we came across this Smart car which had been decorated with a natty, crocheted cover! Never seen anything like this before!" Neither have we -- but we've seen some amazing crocheted and knitted things before. From coral reefs to chicken sweaters, check them out after the jump.The Smart car cover reminds us of another surprising vehicle cozy knitted up a few years ago. The pink tank cozy made quite a splash when it was knitted as part of a peace protest in Copenhagen.


Image via Crafterati, credit http://www.marianneart.dk/

But knitted wonders don't stop with four-wheeled machines. A gorgeous crocheted coral reef has made a world tour, created "as a statement about the impact of global warming on the coral reefs in The Great Barrier Reef in Australia and the world."

There is also crocheted food:

And even a knitted house:

Of course, there's also knitting for a greener purpose, which includes keeping rescued chickens warm:

As well as keeping trees cozy:

Knitted graffiti is something to keep an eye out for - you never know where it might pop up:


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