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@Schoellerwool Sponsoring

Schoeller wool are sponsoring us to make something big for Maker Faire and you to knit with in the miniworkshops on the 1st & 2nd oct ! The rest will go to students and charity projects.  More info on those will follow! Yumalicous colours!  

3dk.berlin Filament Sponsoring @3dkTeam

Just in time for the Makerfaire in Berlin on the 30.09.-02.10.16 I wanted to blog about a generous sponsoring by 3dk.berlin for an open source project I will talk about in due course. Mmmmmmmmmmh, yum colours! Maybe you can guess by looking at the pics what it´s going to be… 😀 Here are some of … Continue reading

Power Supply for Brother Computer Knitting Machines

The power supply  of brother knitting machines can be a daunting subject when just starting out but also when you already have knitting experience and never taken care of electrical matters yourself. The following breakdown should help you decide what to do when you buy a new machine or your machine hasn´t been serviced in … Continue reading

Lange Nacht der Museen: ETIB @ Museum für Naturkunde

Lange Nacht der Museen (Long Night of the Museums) took place on the 17th of August 2016 and we were invited to host our mini workshops with the hacked knitting machines at the Museum für Naturkunde Berlin (Natural History Museum). It was so much fun being up late in the museum and I was suprised … Continue reading

Jack & Rute Art project @ Rundgang

Presenting Jack and Rute´s musical art project at the Rundgang of the art School Weissensee. They built a musical contraption made of bottles connected in pairs water filled and topped with flute like ends. Everytime one bottle got pulled up the water flowed downwards  into the other bottle pushing out air whichmade a  whistling sound. … Continue reading

Rundgang @Art School Weissensee

Traditionally the Art School Weissensee has its open house at the end of the summer and it shows the students work and the workshops of the school. Of course I was biased towards textiles so this is what you get… here are the students´ work they knitted @ ETIB… No, you don´t recognize? Pamina burnt … Continue reading

Students @ ETIBerlin

As part of an unofficial partnership with the Art School Weißensee several students had the opportunity to work with the knitting machines for their foundation course in May and had a lot of fun. Some came back a second time to make several pieces. Mariko was knitting with cotton and monofilament Pamina grew her own … Continue reading

Technikmuseum Berlin: Workshop by ETIB

In collaboration with the Technikmuseum Rute Chaves and I offered a Workshop for kids in the middle of the textile machine exhibition on the 27th of July. Having recently sold a hacked machine to the museum (more info in later post) I helped kids knit out the motifs of their choice (cats, dinos, tapirs, sugar … Continue reading

Cheap Electric Cone Winding Method

Hold on to your panties, here´s comes the cheap electric cone winding method! a close up… …and now go try it out yourself!

Alisa Goikhman: The Conceptual Interface Metaphor

Alisa Goikhman was studying at the UdK Berlin working on her masters degree when she resided as artist in January at ETIB to complete the textile component of her work. Congrats on your completion, Alisa! An excerpt of her description: Today, more and more scholars are proposing to introduce cognitive principles into the structure of … Continue reading

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