Infected – an Influenza H1N1 blanket by Philip Stearns aka GlitchKnit

Infected – an Influenza H1N1 blanket by Philip Stearns aka GlitchKnit

This is what the flu looks like when its DNA sequence is rendered as a pixel mosaic:

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Infected blankets are custom designed by Phillip Stearns and made using raw DNA data from an organism’s complete genome sequence.

Read more about this project over at Glitch Textiles.





About The Author

Danielle

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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