Wind-powered knitting machine

by EcoStreet on September 6, 2010

in EcoDIY, EcoEnergy, EcoFashion

With the power of the wind, a knitting machine knits from the outside towards the inside of a building. The knitted material is harvested from time to time and rounded-off in individually packaged scarves. Each scarf has its own label which tells you in how much time it has been knitted and on which date.

Merel Karhof [via meanderings in thread]

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Warmcast September 6, 2010 at 1:38 pm

Fascinating idea.
It’s amazing that so little energy can produce such a large amount of knitting!

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Linda September 7, 2010 at 5:32 pm

I want one !

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Diana S. September 18, 2010 at 2:12 pm

You kiddin’? While the idea is cool, the execution is that you have an antique circular sock machine outdoors exposed to the weather?

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