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Support fbz´s kickstarter: Custom Mathematically Knitted Scarves!

As some of you will remember, fbz/Fabienne Serriére was a longtime artist in residence at etib and is known as a programmer and passionate knitter. She was an integral part in getting etib to where it is now and we want to support her with her new campaign: KnitYak! KnitYak fbz campaign fbz is campaigning … Continue reading

Etib @ MeshCon Festival Berlin 10-15th oct 2014

Etib will also be present at the MeshCon which is taking place from the 10 to 15th october parallel to the Wear it. We will be joining Ayab for their demo/workshop of the hack on sat 10am at the TU Berlin and will be opening our studio for everyone on the 15th at 4pm. You … Continue reading

AYAB Brother Knitting Machine Hack

AYAB – All Yarns Are Beautiful Chris and Andz the AYAB team have developed a knitting machine hack for the brother range and published it quite a while ago as open source and open hardware. Since then they have crazy feedback from people with two left hands who can´t solder the pieces together themselves so … Continue reading

Hack Project: Prof Goutrié & Students @ ETIB 08.05.2014

Professor Christina Goutrié from Art School of Weißensee Berlin teaches a foundation course in digtial media and came to visit ETIB with her students and brought their Brother KH 900 with them on the 08th of May.  15 Students, 2 teachers, 1 product designer, So Kanno, me and all the knitting machines: Full House! The … Continue reading

Thank You for #KHC14

Thank you for making Knit/Hack/Craft happen. I am especially grateful for Fabienne´s support and multiple hosting and demos as well as to workshop hosts, talkers and exhibition contributors: Steve Conklin, Susan Spencer, Patricia Ricci, So Kanno, Verena Kuni, Sam Meech, Bitcraftlab, Trafopop, Grafitti Research Lab Germany, Alexandra Golobordko, Sekundärschick,  Veronika Persche, Mathematica Botanica, Nora Peters, … Continue reading

Wednesday Talk & Workshop: Knitting for Geeks and Knitgrafitti

Wednesday Talk & Workshop – free 6pm Verena Kuni – Crochet & Knitting for Geeks/Häkeln & Stricken für Geeks INFO Verena introduces her book and more + Knitgrafitti workshop with fbz INFO Knit your own knitgrafitti with instructions from Fabienne on our knitting machines + Threads2Thinktank with Verena   CR0CH3TS + KN1TS FOR GEEKS || THREADS2THINKTANK Over … Continue reading

Nora Peters @ Knit/Hack/Craft Exhibtion

Nora Peters is a knitwear and communications designers who likes to make knit grafittis. Her series is called MYTHAGORIE and contains messages and greetings from friend to friend.  It´s a way of personalising the public space. Nora Peters Strickfittis Nora Peters ist Strick- und Kommunikationsdesigner, die Strickgrafittis genannt Strickfitis macht. Ihre Serie heißt MYTHAGORIE und enthält Botschaften und … Continue reading

Varvara & Mar @ Knit/Hack/Craft Exhibition

Varvara and Mar are Media Artists who successfully hacked the brother knitting machines and offer open source instructions with the knitic (we are eternally grateful for that!). They participated last year in our exhibition with their Spam Poetry “sweaters” and will be showing samples of their neuroknitting work in cooperation with Sebastian Mealla this time. … Continue reading

When you take a brother ck 35 apart…

…or two this is what it looks like. (Or porn for reverse engineering hackers…)   here be working…   left motor & colour changer; right needle bed   another needle bed with colour changer shells   knitting carriage and tools   tools and naked motor   the knitic hack   pattern control motor left sensor … Continue reading

Our Super Secret Weapon: So Kanno

Our super secret weapon So Kanno and the deep mysteries of the ck 35. That sounds about right. It´s been a while since So Kanno joined Etib to hack the knitting machines but I can no longer keep it secret! He is very well known for the senseless drawing bot and for the glitch project/haking … Continue reading