The Tangled History of Weaving with Spider Silk explores some of spider silk weaving’s history.
While this article is a few years old, I think The Wartime Spies Who Used Knitting as an Espionage Tool pairs nicely with this new one, Unique multi-tasking combinations.
Knitty has featured coded designs, see Morse code mittens (First Fall 2011) and the QR-key scarf (First Fall 2013).
Twisted, Twined, and Woven: Contemporary Fiber Art is a new exhibit at the Cahoon Museum of American Art (Cotuit, MA USA) that looks how textile art is evolving. It is on view through December 22.