She Tried Mending Spiderwebs With Yarn …

She Tried Mending Spiderwebs With Yarn …

I was going through my other blog, the fairly neglected lilyonthedustbin.com, and I found this incredible gem of a post, “My repairs were always rejected by the spider”.

Back in the late 1990s, Nina Katchadourian mended spiderwebs! SHE MENDED SPIDERWEBS!

She Tried Mending Spiderwebs With Yarn ...

The morning after the first patch job, I discovered a pile of red threads lying on the ground below the web. At first I assumed the wind had blown them out; on closer inspection it became clear that the spider had repaired the web to perfect condition using its own methods, throwing the threads out in the process. My repairs were always rejected by the spider and discarded, usually during the course of the night, even in webs which looked abandoned.

You have to read the rest, visit Nina now — her “Mended Spiderweb series” is GENIUS.





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Danielle Holke is a long-time knitter, first taught by her beloved grandmother as a young girl growing up in Canada. In 2008 she launched KnitHacker, a lively blog and knitting community which has since grown to be a popular presence in contemporary knitting culture, reaching more than a million readers each year. As a marketing professional, Danielle advises and works with a motley squad of artists, yarn bombers, film makers, pattern designers, yarn companies and more. Learn more about her latest book, Knits & Pieces: A Knitting Miscellany.

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