vlpdesigns has written 204 posts for Electronic + Textile Institute Berlin

Happy New Year! 2020!

Staying a little longer…

…things have not been decided and I negotiated a longer stay. From now till Dec I will be hosting machine knitting workshops which you can browse here: Workshops and more! You are welcome to suggest workshop content and ask questions about techniques that I will answer as best I can. I am currently writing a … Continue reading

Cable Knitting on Knitting Machine on Brother KH 260

I am currently working on cable knit theatre costume with 3 threads of sock wool on the brother KH 260 knitting machine. In this video you can see how I deal with the transfer of the stitches and wanted to share the neat trick of adding yarn length to the stitches that are crossed on … Continue reading

Kalte Füsse Schlecht, Warme Socken Gut! Crowdfunding Kampagne

r Zur Kampagne! Wer liebt es nicht, warme Füsse im kalten Wetter zu haben und wundervoll farbige Wollsocken anzuschauen? Oder in Schuhe zu tragen, wo sie ganz frech und butn oben rausgucken? Für alle Menschen, die Füsse haben und sie warm lieben bieten ich Euch handgemachte Socken, die ich bisher nur für Familie und Freunde … Continue reading

Cold Feet Bad, Warm Socks Good! Handmade Socks from Berlin

  Handmade Socks from Germany Back to campaign! Warm Welcome to Cold Feet Bad, Warm Socks Good! Who doesnt love to have warm feet in cold weather and look at colourful wool socks? Or wear them in shoes and let those cheeky colours peek out over the top? For all people who have feet and … Continue reading

ETIB zieht um, helft uns dabei!

Es sind 6 wundervolle Jahre mit Hochs und Tiefs gewesen und jetzt ist die Zei tzum Weiterziehen gekommen. Nicht ganz unsere Entscheidung aber es scheint der richtige Zeitpunkt gekommen für Veränderung und um unsere Mission zur Verbreitung von Maschinenstricken zu intensivieren. Im März erhielten wir die Kündigung vom neuen Eigentümer des Gebäudes. Nach anfänglichem Schock … Continue reading

ETIB is moving – help us do it!

It´s been 6 wonderful years with ups and downs and now the time has come to move. Not quite our decision but it seems right now to bring on a change and intensify our mission to bring machine knitting to more people. In March we received the termination of contract from the new owner of … Continue reading

Mad Textile Skills Lab December 2016 @FabLabBLN

Introduction to the machines and making small samples Weaving 3D Printing Lasercutting Knitting Our participants making things And check out our new workshops: MTSLab      

Library Luisenbad Workshop 19.11.2016

On sat we gave our Mini workshops in the Library am Luisenbad (it used to be a 19th century spa for all people) that is just around the corner from our studio. Rute and I setup directly in the library between the books and knitted our own signs to guide people to us: We were … Continue reading

Teaser Mad Textile Skills Lab 07./08.12.2016 @FablabBerlin

Just a small teaser for the workshop where you can learn to weave on an arduino controlloed loom, knitting on a hacked knitting machine and 3 d print & lasercut accessories. More info We still have tickets! Mad Textile Skills Lab Yes, we like our cats on everything! 😀