Fabric-licious Raspberry Pi projects

Reading Time: 2 minutes I’m currently (re)learning how to knit. Here are some textile-themed Raspberry Pi projects for the yarn-curious. The Raspberry Pi-powered loom Loom Operation The general sequence of events for running my Raspberry Pi controlled loom. The project was really a proof of concept idea rather than an actual production model. This video is intended to supplement…… Continue reading Fabric-licious Raspberry Pi projects

Fabric-licious Raspberry Pi projects

Reading Time: 2 minutes I’m currently (re)learning how to knit. Here are some textile-themed Raspberry Pi projects for the yarn-curious. The Raspberry Pi-powered loom Loom Operation The general sequence of events for running my Raspberry Pi controlled loom. The project was really a proof of concept idea rather than an actual production model. This video is intended to supplement…… Continue reading Fabric-licious Raspberry Pi projects

Computer 1.0 explores the relationship between textile and technology

Reading Time: 2 minutes Computer 1.0 explores the relationship between textile and technology Arduino Team — July 1st, 2019 While you might have never considered the idea, looms—especially the punchcard-driven Jacquard loom, which helped inform both Ada Lovelace and Charles Babbage’s pioneering work—are an important part of computing history. As reported here, Victoria Manganiello and Julian Goldman have created…… Continue reading Computer 1.0 explores the relationship between textile and technology

Networked knitting machine: not your average knit one, purl one

Reading Time: 4 minutes The moment we saw Sarah Spencer‘s knitted Stargazing tapestry, we knew we needed to know more. A couple of emails later, and here’s Sarah with a guest blog post telling you all you need to know about her hacking adventure with a 1980s knitting machine and a Raspberry Pi. Knitting Printer! (slowest speed) Printing a…… Continue reading Networked knitting machine: not your average knit one, purl one

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