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NastiJ Posted - 03/22/2008 : 11:28:04 AM
http://www.boingboing.net/2008/03/22/lampshade-that-knits.html

Nadine Sterk, Sleeping Beauty, 2006, Design Academy Eindhoven, Atelier.

"A lamp that develops like a living organism: switch it on and it slowly starts growing by knitting its own lampshade at a speed of three rotations per hour."



Nancy J.

"Learning how to knit was a snap.It was learning how to stop that nearly destroyed me." Erma Bombeck
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SR5Rfan Posted - 03/22/2008 : 9:11:43 PM
That really is too cool!

Beth
http://sr5rfan.blogspot.com/ Not much knitting on it, but it's a start ...
"I was taught to respect my elders, but it is getting harder and harder to find one"
purlthis Posted - 03/22/2008 : 5:34:31 PM
Now I know what to do with the Singer knitting machine my one friend has!

Rachel
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As I get older, I prefer to knit. Tracey Ullman
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MindyO Posted - 03/22/2008 : 4:56:51 PM
wonder if you could use that for the body of a sweater? or one of those convertible scarfs.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/squeeks76/
fiberlicious Posted - 03/22/2008 : 2:44:09 PM
It's a big ol' sock machine! Cool!
Susan T-O Posted - 03/22/2008 : 12:18:47 PM
That is AWESOME! Wonder how it would look with self-striping yarn? I want one. . .

--Susan T-O in Long Beach CA

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