Sad but very true. This article (you’ll need to login to see article, username: craftblog, password: blog) succinctly tells us why, though I think instinctively we knew this. I think for me and my fellow knitting buddies the slide into averageness began with the pattern presenting the hulk baby . Very frightening and very "what the". Would YOU dress your child or even someone’s child you couldn’t stand in this? I didn’t think so. Maybe we need an Australian, Knitty?