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How Very Neat!

I’m one of those people who don’t have a smart phone.  My cell phone is a no-frills, mostly-for-emergencies affair– but I still think this is such a really neat and fun idea.

Someone on Ravelry posted a photo of a knitted QR code (one of those weird-looking, pixelated squares of black and white dots that you can scan with a smart phone).  Better yet, it works.  (As in, you can scan it with a smart phone and get sent to the intended URL.)

A quick pattern search reveals that this isn’t the first time someone thought of doing that, but it’s the first I’d heard/seen of it.

If I knew a self-confessed computer nerd someone who’d be sure to appreciate the humor, I’d be tempted to make them a pillow or something with a code pointing to his/her favorite website… The only person who comes to mind (not necessarily a computer nerd, but someone who might think it was funny) doesn’t have a fancy phone, either, though…

Still, a neat idea, and I just can’t get over the fact that it works!


I’m Michael (a female Michael, to remove any doubt).  I live on the Alabama Gulf Coast with my husband, Donald, and our crazy American Eskimo Dogs. 

I love to fill my spare time with various crafts and other hobbies, and this blog is where I share photos, record my progress, and ramble endlessly.

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