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NastiJ
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Posted - 03/22/2008 :  11:28:04 AM  Show Profile Send NastiJ a Private Message  Reply with Quote
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

Susan T-O
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Posted - 03/22/2008 :  12:18:47 PM  Show Profile  Visit Susan T-O's Homepage Send Susan T-O a Private Message  Reply with Quote
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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fiberlicious
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Posted - 03/22/2008 :  2:44:09 PM  Show Profile Send fiberlicious a Private Message  Reply with Quote
It's a big ol' sock machine! Cool!
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MindyO
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Posted - 03/22/2008 :  4:56:51 PM  Show Profile Send MindyO a Private Message  Reply with Quote
wonder if you could use that for the body of a sweater? or one of those convertible scarfs.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/squeeks76/
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purlthis
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Posted - 03/22/2008 :  5:34:31 PM  Show Profile  Visit purlthis's Homepage Send purlthis a Private Message  Reply with Quote
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
http://purledthis.blogspot.com/ UPDATED! WITH PICS!
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SR5Rfan
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Posted - 03/22/2008 :  9:11:43 PM  Show Profile  Visit SR5Rfan's Homepage Send SR5Rfan a Private Message  Reply with Quote
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"
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