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Mentor @ BHA / Berlin Hardware Accelerator

1st Berlin Hardware Accelerator “The Berlin Hardware Accelerator is for startups that are making physical products from all over the world. The program offers no strings attached assistance in the form of mentorship, engineering, office space, access to strategic partners and suppliers, and more.” Our member Jeff is one of the founding members of BHA … Continue reading

Welcome Visitor Brigitte!

On tuesday Brigitte and her partner visited us to talk about knitting machines. She is from New York and owns many knitting machines and a gazillion print media on knitting. Her knowledge and experience with knitting mahcines was dizzying and we talked more than 2 hours straight (making me forget to take pictures!).  I can´t … Continue reading

Calvin´s Kickstarter Campaign @ ETIB

Calvin is currently working at ETIB as “Artist in Residence” on his September Collection which he will present in Oktober in Minneapolis. He is currently raising money for materials etc and still has 9 days to go. Checkout his kickstarter campaign and support him: Calvin´s Kickstarter Campaign YAY, Calvin!

Eurucamp @ ETIB 14.08.2013

Eurucamp 2013 is an event centering around ruby programimng and offered it´s members an excursion to ETIB to see what you can also do when you hack old machines. EURUCAMP 2013 We were very pleased with their huge interest and Fabienne gave them the whole tour of knitting machines and hacking them. Unfortunately the cable … Continue reading

S A L E @ ETIB 13.08. – 17.08.2013

S A L E from the 13th, 15th & 17th august at ETIB on those days from 3-6pm!! I am selling some of my stash such as sewing yarn, lurex, overlock yarn, knitting cones in cardboard and plastic, crochet hooks, round knitting needles, zippers by the metre, ziplck bags, aluminium silk screen frames, glittering embroidery … Continue reading

Attack of the Pixies!

Only two days after Calvin successfully completed the crash course his skills were tested by the ultimate students: the neighbourhood pixies! We were swamped by five girls and did they know how to take us to our limits! Having only two knitting machines and bridging the cultural/language devide (german, english, serbian) we magaged to set … Continue reading

Artist in Residence: Welcome Calvin!

Calvin contacted ETIB a while ago asking about machine knitting  workshops and meeting creative people in general as he was going to come to Berlin for a few months. He´s from Minnesota, studied printmaking and art and has been dancing since childhood. And now he´s here and started by taking my machine knitting crash course. … Continue reading