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Stunting with Knitting

Remember this post? Nike and Adidas were fighting head to head over who had the rights to sell knit sneakers around the world.  Adidas won the court injunction, but Nike seems to have the more popular shoe; maybe due in part to publicity stunts like this one: Yup.  If someone …

Featuring Artwork by Damien Weighill, this 2 metre long creation tells the true story behind the PrimeKnit for the first time.

Old Knitting Technology From the Future

So.  The legal battle between Nike’s Fly Knit and Adidas’ PrimeKnit seems to have faded into the background, and there doesn’t seem to be any new law suits, court injunctions, or other extraneous knitting gossip.  But there is this very interesting video from Adidas featuring illustrator Damien Weighill’s work, showcasing …

Adidas' adizero PrimeKnit and Nike's FlyKnit

Running With Knitting

What would the perfect running shoe look like for a knitter? It might look very similar to the perfect running shoe for a runner. As it turns out, runners like their shoes as light weight as possible.  They also like shoes which offer support, comfort, and breathability.  Apparently, some runners …

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