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Monday, February 10, 2014
Are you a knitter? Interested in microbes? Well this is for you: knit a microbe for a Glasgow school
This is the first time in my life I wish I knew how to knit;
Calling all knitters: we need germs! - The Glasgow South and Eastwood Extra
. Yup - there is an attempt to break a world record for the most hands washed in a single session -
and the place doing this is calling for help in making knitted microbes
. They have even posted patterns for making knitted microbes including ones for Penicillium, Common cold, Swine Flu, TB, Cholera, and more.
And what could be better than this? They have a Pinterest Board with pics of the ones they have received:
Follow Glasgow CityOfScience's board Knitted Microbes on Pinterest.
February 10, 2014
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