WWW: knitted games; weaving tradition to regain purpose; sustainability in fashion

Weavers at textile cooperative in northern Vietnam's Quan Ba district.

knit monopolyLast week we learned about an 8-bit gold embroidered computer and the yarn recorder. This week I invite you to knit monopoly. Or if you prefer mystery knits, this year’s MIT Mystery Hunt included a knitting clue. [thank you for the link A!]



Weavers at textile cooperative in northern Vietnam's Quan Ba district.In this article, One stitch at a time: Weaving rehab for Vietnam trafficking victims, we visit a textile cooperative in northern Vietnam’s Quan Ba district. It provides hope, income, and purpose to women of the Vietnamese Hmong hill tribes many of whose lives have been blighted by people trafficking while also preserving the local tradition of weaving.



A jeans factory in Vietnam is making environmentally safe blue jeans by recycling its waste water, utlizing solar power, and more.

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Penny Shima Glanz spends her days spinning yarn and code into memorable projects. Small businesses rely on her for smart technology decisions. She creates understated elegance in her hand-knit and crochet designs. She loves muddy trail runs, fosters kittens, and lives in Westchester, NY with her husband and cat.

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