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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]