When George Lucas first spun his neo-mythical space yarn back in the '70s, he probably had no idea how deeply it would weave itself into the marketplace. It was of course the toy rights that made him a rich man, and since those first action figures hit store shelves in the '70s, a merchandising industry has sprung up around it to inject Star Wars into many facets of everyday life.
But not all facets. And here to stitch up one of the gaping holes in the market is Instructables user
Lando Calrissian Random_Canadian, who has recognized that even Jedis and Siths occasionally like to take the edge off by knitting. Scarf Vader
Yes, by following along with the Instructable, you can now make your own lightsaber knitting needles. Expressing your alignment, whether you're on the Light or the Dark Side of the Force, is as simple as choosing either green or red LEDs. You'll have to cannibalize some LED flashlights and chop up a Lucite rod to make them, but it's a small price to pay to restore balance to the knitting galaxy.
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