She made a gesture with her hands that reminded Hollis, in some dimly unsettling way, of the crocheted model uterus her Family Life Education teacher had used as an instructional aid.
That’s from Spook Country, by William Gibson. You know, the cyberpunk author. Mona Lisa Overdrive and all that.
I don’t know which is stranger, the idea of using a crocheted model uterus as an instructional aid, or that William Gibson knows, however vaguely, what crochet is.