Aug 28, 2008

Craft Magazine Highlights I School Project for Knitters

From Craft Magazine
Summer 2008

Spynning Stories (PDF)
By Anna Dilemna

Knitters indulge in their craft everywhere. They knit while chatting with friends, while waiting for the train, during family parties, and on camping trips. Oh, the stories these knitted pieces could tell, if only they could speak.

In fact, that just might be possible. The idea — to imbue knitted objects with the memories and stories that unfold as each piece grows stitch by stitch — in one objective at the Center for New Media at the University of California, Berkeley. Professor Kimiko Ryokai and graduate student Daniela Rosner have devised Spyn, a system that allows knitters to incorporate photos, videos, sounds, and time and place data into their pieces....

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