Knitting video game

Knitting Video Games, The Economics of Angora, and Outdoor Embroidery

Happy Friday! These are three links I’ve loved this week. 

Knitting Video Games

Knitting video game

Put down your needles. Knit Warrior is a video game for knitters. Described as “like guitar hero for knitters,” you can play Knit Warrior right now, here.

On the Economics of Angora

The economics of angora yarn

“Knitting yarn has limited returns… [Farmers] can double their income immediately just by jumping from knitting to weaving.” Listen to the whole interview, and think about how much your yarn is worth here.

Embroidering Street Benches

A park bench embroidered with beautiful patterns

A friend sent me this link with the note: “Embroiders catching up to yarn bombers!” I don’t know if there’s a competition, but I do love the idea of using strips of bathing suits – practical and weather-proof!

I also love how the project was obviously a community effort!

Embroidering a bench - yarn bombing

 

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