Norwegian computer programmer and skydiving champion Kjetil Nordin put over 800 hours of work into researching and crocheting this lovely recreation of the map for Super Mario Bros. 3 World 1. Redditor Buttermynuts spent several minutes making it into this equally lovely GIF.
And so is Chain Chomp, the 1-Up Mushroom, and pretty much every other Mario character that crafty-seller nerdJERK knits its crochet magic on.
Getting handmade gifts for Christmas was a real drag as a child, but now that we're older we can appreciate the work that goes into creating a custom Sonic the Hedgehog Sackboy. Can you do-it-yourself?