Wind-Powered Knitting Machine Puts a New Spin on Wind Socks

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Talk about an easy way to make scarves. Using an old sock knitting machine and a wind turbine set-up, Merel Karhof has come up with an interesting way to knit like the wind, or rather, with the wind. From the website:

With the power of the wind, a knitting machine knits from the outside towards the inside of the 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.

Just imagine how quickly you'd get your holiday gifts out of the way if you were to set one of these up outside your window.

Check out the video of the machine in action on Karhof's website.

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