The Rocking-Knit, “Low-Tech Factory” by ECAL

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The “Rocking-Knit” multitasks serving as a rocking chair that knits. It is a the most relaxing way to make your own homemade hat. While you take a load off sipping a glass of lemonade or reading the newspaper, this contraption begins its work through a series of gears triggered by the motion of the rocker. Branded by ECAL, this was a project completed by two students from Switzerland, Damien Ludi and Colin Peillex.

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Allison

Allison Parker is a proud stay at home mom maintaining a full schedule kissing boo boos and passing out hugs just because. Her days many times are spent between the garden and the kitchen. From a journey of learning whole food eating habits, she's taken on the challenges of baking bread, muffins and cakes from scratch and filling the cellar shelves with scores of her own canned goods each year. Writing is one of those things she does because its part of who she is. That and it's a nice break from the never ending work that comes with raising a family.

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