[Noisebridge-discuss] LEGO knitting machine
glen at glenjarvis.com
Sun Feb 5 20:17:24 UTC 2012
On Sun, Feb 5, 2012 at 12:14 PM, Glen Jarvis <glen at glenjarvis.com> wrote:
> There has been some very interesting discussion about a knitting machine
> at Noisebridge. I found that interesting and have been looking for YouTube
> videos on the Brother KH-940 (etc.)
> I also saw a Lego pneumatic engine as a recommended You Tube video and the
> idea hit me. Noo..... Did someone make a Lego Knitting machine (I'm
> thinking Lego Mindstorms). It seems that this has been accomplished by a
> few people, but the videos have been moved, web pages moved, etc.
> I am thinking that the mechanics of this, with the craft of knitting, and
> the programming for us programmers would be a cross-geek-interest project
> that may be fun for many at noisebridge.
> Ideally, we'd want something that we could program for knit, purl
> combinations, picking up stitches, tension during the stitch, etc.... But,
> the basic idea has at least been approached...
> Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter
> -- Goethe
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter
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