Knitting Clock

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Clocking Up A Newly Knitted Scarf

Industrial designer Siren Elise Wilhelmsen made a clock that knits a 2-meter scarf over the course of one year. It’s called “365″, and its purpose is:

[…]to give a physical manifestation to the change of time. drawing from the change that is witnessed through the growth of human bodies and hair, the same concept is found in ‘365′ which translates time through the growth of knitted material. the clock houses a circular knitting machine with 48 needles, a thread spool, a thread holder and roll of yarn. moving in clockwise direction, one day leads to a complete round, while a year gives users 2 meters of a complete scarf.

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10 Amazing Miniature Works Of Art

10 Amazing Miniature Works Of Art 

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There’s something sort of magical about miniatures, especially when they’re strikingly lifelike. The artists who create these tiny wonders look at life from a different scale than the rest of us, and their work often requires intense patience, concentration and a steady hand. From sculptures too small to be seen by the naked eye to sweaters knitted with needles the diameter of a human hair, here are 10 incredible works of amazingly tiny art. (Pics) (Video)

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Knitted False Breast Helps Teach New Moms to Breastfeed

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Members of the Chorley and South Ribble Knit and Natter Group in Lancashire, England, decided to knit something useful for new mothers learning to breastfeed: knitted breasts!

[Breastfeeding Network] helper Sara Cookson said that whilst the knitted boobs seem quite funny at first glance, they’re actually one of their most important tools, and they would be lost without them.

She explained: “The knitted breasts allow us to demonstrate feeding in a hands-off way that people are comfortable with.

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