Apprentice

Knit Your Own Hitler

By: Lauren G - Published: Aug 2, 2008 • References: castoff.info
Designer Rachael Matthews has created controversy with a set of knitting patterns for woolly models of the world's most evil dictators.

Her new book has designs for a dozen dictators, with a photo of Hitler doing the Nazi salute on the cover. She calls the Hitler doll "Knitler."

Other tyrants featured are Iraqi monster Saddam Hussein, Uganda's brutal Idi Amin and Cambodian dictator Pol Pot.

Ms. Matthews is the brains behind Cast Off, a London knitting circle that has grown famous over the past few years.