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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, […]

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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 […]

Crochet statistics: data visualization by RUSSIAN SPHINX

This Russian blogger came up with a warming way of visualizing population growth data: RUSSIAN SPHINX: Population of Russia from 1500 to 2000. She wrote that the advantages of this method of visualization are : – it’s environment friendly, you don’t need electricity – it’s cat-entertaining – cold-protective – easy to create. I would add […]