How the ban on pro-Trump bosses unraveled the online knitting world

And it’s not just about knitting patterns anymore: sites like Ravelry provide a “safe space” to discuss politics. Deplorable Knitter and Medora Van Denburgh, who runs a 239-member Bernie Sanders group on Ravelry, both said they live in areas that generally lean in the political direction opposite to theirs, and …

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Kinesiology instructor named one of America’s top 50 golf coaches – The Reflector

Exercise Science Instructor Chad Odaffer has been named one of Golf Digest Magazine’s Top 50 Golf Fitness Instructors in the United States. Odaffer is Indiana’s only ranked coach and he holds that position in addition to being an instructor at Indianapolis University. “I always maintain a practice outside of the …

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WITH PATTERN: Dongalong in Sydney helps provide packers, knockers for transgender and non-binary people

SYDNEY, NS – Janet Dawson laughs as she talks about the different patterns she and her friends have tried to find the best way to knit a packer. A packer is often used by trans men and non-binary people to create a bulge in their pants, similar to what a …

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Dad knits a blanket of baby sleep patterns

When it comes to thoughtful gift ideas, this new daddy might get anyone beat. Seung Lee, a Seattle-based dad, recently revealed on Twitter that he made a blanket depicting his baby’s sleep patterns from the day the little one was born until his first birthday. The sleeping blanket A visualization …

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City Knits instructor doesn’t have such a “perfect” approach

While every yarn store offers irresistible fibers in a variety of colors, textures and weights, it wasn’t until my very insightful interview with Amy Houghtalin of City Knits that I realized why some are so popular. by knitters and crocheters than others. It’s not just about the exquisite yarn that …

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Physicists decipher the mathematical secrets of knitting to make tailor-made materials

Enlarge / Introducing topological defects into knitted patterns can shape (a) the out-of-plane elasticity of a plush rabbit (left) and (b) in-plane deformations of knitted textiles (right). Elisabetta matsumoto Knitted fabrics like a scarf or socks are very elastic, able to stretch up to twice their length, but the individual …

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The science of knitting could be the future of sophisticated materials • Earth.com

Knitting dates back thousands of years, but new research suggests that it may be more than an ancient way of making materials. According to Elisabetta Matsumoto from Georgia Institute of Technology, the underlying mathematical rules of knitting could inform the development of revolutionary materials. Matsumoto believes that understanding how stitch …

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What is Amigurumi? Learn more about cute craft and amigurumi patterns

Photo bank of Elena Schweitzer / ShutterstockThis article may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase, My Modern Met may earn an affiliate commission. Please read our disclosure for more information. Learning crafts like crochet can bring you joy for a lifetime. The skills learned give you the opportunity …

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Bastian Beyer uses bacteria to calcify knitting in building materials

London architect and designer Bastian Beyer’s project explores the potential of using knitted textile structures that have been biologically solidified as sustainable building materials. Beyer worked with fellow designer Daniel Suarez to apply traditional knitting techniques to unusual fabrics before solidifying them using biological processes, to determine the structural potential …

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Knitting machines feed on computer generated models for 3D shapes – TechCrunch

Finally, a use for that industrial knitting machine you bought at a garage sale! Carnegie Mellon researchers have created a method that generates knitting patterns for arbitrary 3D shapes, opening up the possibility of “knitting on demand.” Think about 3D printing, but softer. The idea is actually pretty compelling to …

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