As liberating as abandoning ye olde office cubicle sounds, working out of a café, library, or other public or
Okay, we’ll level with you. Stern isn’t exactly in earnest. Her “Compubody” garment is more of a statement on our relationship with technology than a marketable product. (Instructions to knit one are available on Instructables, however, if you’re so inclined.)
The Compubody sock is a commentary on our attachment to our computers.
Rather, she explains, it’s a “fun commentary on how attached and concentrated on technology we are, and to highlight the lack of movement that happens when we’re engrossed in our laptops, keyboards, PDAs, etc.” Stern adds: “I plan on making many more and would be curious what ideas fellow crafters might have for different iterations.”
The Compubody is part of a larger collection of satirical knits, including the “Ski Mask for Eating a Sandwich,” the “Cellphone Ski Mask,” and marginally more useful, at least for touch typists, a keyboard cozy that keeps your hands warm as you type.