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    Content by Mika Satomi and Hannah Perner-Wilson
    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
    Sensors

    Crochet Tilt Potentiometer

    Combination of tilt sensing and potentiometer using regular wool and conductive wool from Schoeller.

    I taught myself how to crochet this circle/square pattern from the following YouTube video:
    >> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eq79CdHOgDw

    I also crocheted a tilt sensor using the same technique.

    Video

    7 Comments so far

    1. […] conductive wool, Hannah Perner-Wilson made these crochet potentiometers. The metal beads in the center work as the wiper. Read more | Permalink | Comments | Read more […]

    2. […] conductive wool, Hannah Perner-Wilson made these crochet potentiometers. The metal beads in the center work as the […]

    3. […] conductive wool, Hannah Perner-Wilson made these crochet potentiometers. The metal beads in the center work as the […]

    4. Matt Mets on August 13th, 2009

      I really like these! Thanks for sharing them :-).

    5. Gaurav on August 18th, 2009

      This is an amazing homebrew!!!
      Kudos to you for sharing them!

      73
      VU2GTI

    6. […] Crochet Tilt Potentiometer […]

    7. Plusea on August 31st, 2011

      […] This collection of textile sensor demos includes the Tufted Stroke Sensor, the Beaded Tilt Sensor, the Knit Stretch Sensor, the Felted PomPom Pressure Sensor, the Neoprene Bend Sensor and the Crochet Potentiometer. […]

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