Aug 302012
 

I’m sure we all remember the original Nintendo Entertainment System. But did you know that for a very short time Nintendo thought about selling a knitting peripheral? It was shown only once in public (at the 1987 Consumer Electronics Show) and demonstrated to then-president of Toys R Us Charles Lazarus. Think of the possibilities if the video game generation had been brought up on knitting as well! (via HERE and HERE)

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Here’s another video game / crafting chimera: A sewing machine controlled by a Game Boy!