Unraveling Calendar

Craft & Design Yarncraft

Matt @ Make: Online found this calendar that marks the days by unraveling a knit with printing on it. The piece is by Patrick Frey. Even from the video it’s not quite clear how it operates: does a motor pull a certain amount of yarn down from the textile at the same time each day, or is it somehow unraveled slowly over the course of the day?

2 thoughts on “Unraveling Calendar

  1. DragonTat2 says:

    … (most likely) manually operated.

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Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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