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Student Projects @ ETIB – Rute Chaves

Rute is a student at Weißensee and wanted to knit out photos on the knitting machine. Her idea is to hook up the knittng machine to a photobooth and knit out photostrips with 4 Portraits. This is her first time at the knitting machine and it turned out quite well as you can see. She … Continue reading

Expert Summit Invitation 30.01.2015

Invitation to the ETIB Expert Summit 2015 January Meetup & Tour of Etib Whether you already are expert in your field or just curious you are invited to come over talk, drink tea (20 different kinds in store!) and look at our machines. If you are visiting the Transmediale, Etib is loaning out a few … 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

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

Expert Summit: January Guests

`Twas cold and snowy on the 31st of January but many braved the elements to come to our expert summit! It was great to get together with new people and share experiences. Unfortunately Nukemes flight got delayed (Schnief!) and he didn´t manage to come.  But hey that happens in this kind of weather. We´re so … Continue reading