I stumbled across this on Boing-Boing Gadgets and was fascinated. It’s a piece of circular knitting fashioned from thin, clear plastic capillary tubing. The flow of colored water through the thing is mesmerizing. Although it looks a bit like nalbinding, it’s a twisted loop variant of frame knitting (the frame is upside down on the bottom, forming a pedestal for the sculpture).

Fluid Sculpture from Charlie Bucket on Vimeo.

Fascinating. Hats off to Mr. Bucket and the folk at Casual Profanity for the joy of this piece!

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  1. Not as much fun as the sculpture is the news that there is now some yarn made from recycled plastic bottles mixed with acrylic. Wow. The Mind Boggles.


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