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Slightly Amplified Knitting

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Slightly Amplified Knitting enables those who knit to further add to the experience by increasing the resulting sounds.

It consists of a set of knitting needles with built in mini-microphones that broadcast the resulting clickings and scrapings to a speaker hidden in the ball of wool. The volume is best set to slightly louder for maximum subtle effect.

also available: Slightly Amplified Knives, Forks, and Spoons

xenzag, Dec 29 2012

Waldo http://en.wikipedia.../Remote_manipulator
Remote Manipulator [csea, Dec 29 2012]

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       I knit, and I approve. Though me thinks you have a strange brain sometimes.
blissmiss, Dec 29 2012
  

       Ha - a compliment.
xenzag, Dec 29 2012
  

       tricoteuses [+]
pertinax, Dec 29 2012
  

       // spoons // I'm not sure about this one, unamplified soup sucking noise is enough for me.
piluso, Dec 29 2012
  

       I thought this was going to be about physical amplification - i.e. linking normal-sized needles to giant ones and knitting with 1" rope. See [link] for Waldo = remote manipulation.
csea, Dec 29 2012
  

       Can't wait for the slow-mo close-up video of the knitting with highly amplified sounds.
st3f, Dec 29 2012
  

       Hey you, are you here on official moderating business, or are you just glad to see us??? Hmmmm st3f, poo???
blissmiss, Dec 29 2012
  

       kninjas.
FlyingToaster, Dec 30 2012
  

       //rapiers swashing and buckling//   

       Avast! It's the Black Purl!   

       Thank goodness...As long as it's not The Green Pearl.
normzone, Dec 30 2012
  

       I do not know this term 'green pearl'... and I am not sure that I want to.
Do I want to?
  

       How bout having the sounds trigger separate audio samples? So instead of the clicking and scraping sounds you would hear:   

       - explosions and gunfire - diabolical laughter - horror movie sound effects - porno movie soundtrack moans and groans - a step sequence of all the parts to Flight of the Valkyries - the latter being my favorite.   

       By step sequence I mean that with each loop, stitch and hook you get the next note in the song played. So it would be like: Loop-Dun... Stitch- Dun... Hook-DunDun... Parry (or whatever) Daaah... Etc. People would definitely say "Wow! What are you knitting?"
doctorremulac3, Dec 30 2012
  
      
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