When you guys were kids, did you ever take part in the really elaborate lanyard-weaving with the plastic-y, brightly colored strips of…well, whatever they were? The stuff which you used to make lanyards? I did, and the end result was always this weird, rigid box-weave column of uselessness. For the life of me, I can’t remember what we did with them or why we felt so compelled to make them. It was an odd ritual of girlhood, and one that I can’t entirely place now that I look back on it.
And the reason that I’m looking back on it at all is the Dautore Linking Strap Hobo. (more…)