Epic Sky Chart Machine-Knit By Heart of Pluto … Can You Find Your Favorite Constellation?

Epic Sky Chart Machine-Knit By Heart of Pluto … Can You Find Your Favorite Constellation?

UPDATE 09/04/2018: Here’s a terrific write-up, “A Software Engineer Hacked a Knitting Machine to Make This Stunning Star Map” via Science Alert. And here’s another, “Software Engineer Hacks a Knitting Machine to Create Massive Stellar Map” via Space.com.

I see Orion! Sarah Spencer is a Melbourne-based maker who likes to hack knitting machines with her crew, Heart of Pluto. Their latest piece, The Visible Universe – a galaxy chart knit on a hacked 1980s knitting machine – took 15kg of wool and over 100 hours of knitting and stitching and it’s absolutely out of this world!

Epic Sky Chart Machine-Knit By Heart of Pluto ... Can You Find Your Favorite Constellation?

Epic Sky Chart Machine-Knit By Heart of Pluto ... Can You Find Your Favorite Constellation?

Epic Sky Chart Machine-Knit By Heart of Pluto ... Can You Find Your Favorite Constellation?

Epic Sky Chart Machine-Knit By Heart of Pluto ... Can You Find Your Favorite Constellation?

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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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