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    Content by Mika Satomi and Hannah Perner-Wilson
    E-Textile Tailor Shop by KOBAKANT
    The following institutions have funded our research and supported our work:

    From 2013-2015 Mika is a guest professor at the eLab at Kunsthochschule Berlin-Weissensee

    From July - December 2013 Hannah was a researcher at the UdK's Design Research Lab

    From 2010-2012 Mika was a guest researcher in the Smart Textiles Design Lab at The Swedish School of Textiles

    From 2009 - 2011 Hannah was a graduate student in the MIT Media Lab's High-Low Tech research group led by Leah Buechley


    In 2009 Hannah and Mika were both research fellows at the Distance Lab


    Between 2003 - 2009 Hannah and Mika were both students at Interface Cultures
    We support the Open Source Hardware movement. All our own designs published on this website are released under the Free Cultural Works definition
    Technique

    Loop Stitch

    also: loop stitch, fur stitch, crocet loop fabric
    I really like the following loopy samples. There are different techniques and they can either be crocheted or knitted. The loops can be left as loops or cut and they will not unravel as the way it is worked essentially ties off the ends.

    Crochet loop fabric

    Samples made by Future Girl:
    >> http://www.futuregirl.com/craft_blog/2006/2/loopy-crochet.aspx

    Chloe Nightingale posted instructions to Croctet me on how to do the crochet loop stitch:
    >> http://www.crochetme.com/loop-stitch-tutorial

    Instructions on RU Craft:
    >> http://www.rucraft.co.uk/technique_crochet_furstitch.php

    Laura Moncur explains how to crochet a bath mat:
    >> http://laura.moncur.org/archives/2006/04/21/crocheted-bath-mat/

    Woolcrafting features picture instructions:
    >> http://www.woolcrafting.com/crochet-loop-stitch.html

    These Abominable snowman slippers are just cool:
    >> http://thekidneybean.wordpress.com/2008/04/01/abominable-snowman/

    Knit loop fabric

    Instructions on how to knit a loop stitch tea cosy:
    >> http://www.knitting-and.com/knitting/patterns/teacosies/loop-st-cosy.htm

    There are some very nice illustrations on how to knit and then crocet the loop fur stitch on this website, but it is in dutch:
    >> http://www.jessica-tromp.nl/knittingpatterns_breipatronen/breien_bontsteek_lussensteek_knittingpatterns_loopstitch_furstitch.htm

    How to knit a loop stitch washcloth:
    >> http://knitting.about.com/od/homepatterns/p/loop-washcloth.htm

    Videos

    Next Stitch video tutorials for the loop stitch:
    >> http://www.nexstitch.com/v_loop_stitch.html
    >> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Zxcj99znmA (crochet, silent)
    >> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ssbkMawpE-M&feature=related (knit)

    Learn how to crochet first

    >> http://hubpages.com/hub/How-to-Crochet

    Books

    >> 300 Crochet Stitches Vol. 6
    >> New Design in Crochet by Clinton D. Mackenzie
    >> Crochet Your Way

    Crochet Puff stitch also looks interesting…

    YouTube video:
    >> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u0pHAP5R4PY&feature=fvst

    2 Comments so far

    1. Bernice Schmehl on September 26th, 2010

      Many years ago I had a Crochet pattern for slippers made with the loop stitch. It was different from the one you are showing. Do you know where I can get a pattern for a slipper that is not a bootie. It looked like a fuzzy slipper

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