Knitted Scarf Turned Into Digital Flip Book [Video]
Artist Sam Meech creates video animations by capturing individual frames of moving knitted pieces.
That itchy neckwear your grandmother made for you is finally being brought into the 21st century.
British artist Sam Meech is experimenting with video – and yarn – to transform knitting into a digital medium. Using one continuous piece of knitting, Meech develops animations that flow in flip-book motion from frame to frame to create a single reel.
Meech, who usually only works with video, began exploring the similarities of film and knitting after taking on a project that involved him with a knitting group in North Manchester. According to his site, Knitting Digital, Meech was