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How can we use alternative construction methods to create a flexible upper from closed-loop materials that mimics the multi-directional adaptability, breathability, and material rebound of flyknit technology without needing a circular knit machine?
closed-loop
interlocking
malleable
unidirectional
network
repetition
Interlace minimally malleable soda pop tabs into a network to introduce new planes of motion.
Interlock closed-loop elastic bands into a web to function as a network to expand and contract.
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