Crocheted cyclops costume brings out the softer side of swordplay

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Forget clunky metal and plastic armor that leave you sweating and bruise everyone you scrape by at conventions. This soft and cozy crocheted cyclops outfit is a cool and crafty alternative.

Veronica Knight whipped up this dashing one-eyed look, and it's not her first foray into crocheted costumes; she also crafted this fine viking costume, complete with a beard worthy of Eric the Red. Dear Ms. Knight, any plans for another cyclops, perhaps something in a Leela?

Illustration for article titled Crocheted cyclops costume brings out the softer side of swordplay
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Crocheted Cyclops Costume [Craftzine via technabob via Geekologie]

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Why not? Just about all of the chainmail featured in early movies was crocheted and painted silver. The Pythons complained about how wet they got during the filming of the Holy Grail.