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!