Commissioned by Nike78 (Eliza posted about the project earlier this month) London-based THIS IS studio has created these rather fetching knitted trainers. They just sent us more images so we thought we'd post them up...
"The Nike78 project asked us to challenge the function of a pair on Nikes," explains Barney Beech of THIS IS. "In the world cup spirit we've created these trainers for the discerning sofa athlete: hand knitted with a Cashmere/Merino mix. The comfiest way to watch the game!"
See Eliza's post on the Nike78 project here
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By far the best entry to date. Can I have them post-exhibition pretty please?
these ones are sick too!
nice but seen it before
Yum, yes please
Would be better if someone was wearing them.
This girl graduated from Bath School of Art & Design in 2009, she knitted an entire Ferrari!!! Check it out...
Connie Wright was commissioned freelance to knit these, shame that there's no mention.
Yeah I've seen Connie Wright's work before, she is amazing! Well done Connie!
I bet they're so comfy! ...but probably won't be seeing them in foot locker any time soon!
@James You've seen a pair of knitted nikes before?
This reminds me of the Shoelace shoes project from Kingston last year. It's on Michael Johnsons' blog http://johnsonbanks.co.uk/thoughtfortheweek/index.php?thoughtid=462
Am sure my nan did these for me, can I have them back :-)
wow very different x
I love these, they are cute. I want the pattern.
Where can we purchase the pattern?
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