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Life-Size Knits Liisa Hietanen from Finland hand-knits and crochets life-size people based on real people from around her home village. These sculptural portraits capture a distinct connection as she hones in on the tiniest of details to present in fiber form. Liisa writes, “The technique has become a way of thinking. It is continuous and present and allows a portrait to slowly find its character.” The results are both inspiring and intimate, showing how “making” connects us all. See more of Liisa’s amazing work at her site: liisahietanen.com. Camouflage Knits Photographer Joseph Ford and knitwear artist Nina Dodd paired up to create a stunning photographic series of knits camouflaged. Hours of work goes into each piece and every single photograph, from designing the sweater to aligning the pattern just so. Whether blending into bus seat upholstery or hundreds of tiny ceramic tiles, the photos highlight just how perfectly knitting integrates into real life. Check it out at josephford.net. Knit Makes the List Knitting makes the list. The emoji list, that is. This past June, mobile users gained access to a little ball of yarn with needles! A spool of thread and a llama made the cut, as well, bringing fibers and craft a little more into the technological spotlight, emojily-speaking, that is.