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What a Fuzzy, Adorable … Crocheted Bacteriophage?

Sure, it’s not up against the toughest competition, but Instructables member skbmo has crocheted what is hands-down the most adorable bacteriophage we’ve ever seen.

Bacteriophages, you may be aware, are the nanometers-long viruses that infect bacteria by injecting them with their genetic material and look kind of like spaceships.

A few sample pics:

In the interest of altruism, the creator has not only documented her feat, but passed along instructions so that you too might crochet a bacteriophage of your very own.

(via Instructables)

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