This Rocking Chair Knits a Wool Cap While You Kick Back and Relax
So, today seems to be the Day For Furniture and Housewares That Knit. After I posted yesterday about Siren Elise Wilhelmsen’s “365” knitting clock, Gizmodo published a post about another imaginative use of knitting in a design thesis project: Damien Ludi and Colin Peillex’s “Rocking Knit,” a hat-knitting machine powered by human muscle, that is, […]
Knitting Clock Update: Artist explains her work in video
Knitting Clock Designer Siren Elise Wilhelmsen talks about her thesis project, “365” a.k.a. the Knitting Clock. She explains that the clock, which knits in the round, is actually a functional clock that tells the time: it has a 24-hour face, knits one stitch each half hour and one row each day. It shows not only […]
Knitting Time: A clock that knits
I’ve always known that knitting passes the time, but never thought it measures it. Norwegian designer Siren Elise Wilhelmsen designed “365”, a clock that knits a 2-meter long scarf in one year. Each stitch marks the passage of time, and the yarn still unknitted is the future, full of possibilities. Wilhelmsen says of her project: […]
Doctor Grumpy in the House: Artisanal Overload. This almost made squirt coffee over my laptop. I hereby solemnly swear not to call anything I make “artisanal.” Especially a website.