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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:

    Since 2020, Hannah is guest professor of the Spiel&&Objekt Master's program at the University of Performing Arts Ernst Busch in Berlin

    From 2013-2015 Mika was 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

    Circular Knitting Looms

    also see: circular knitting machine, sock knitting machine
    also: knitting nancy, knitting wheels, knitting frames, rake knitters, French Knitters, knitting doll, flower tool, corkers and spools, German: Nahliesle

    These are so easy to make by hand!!!

    This Craftzine post shows you how to make your own wooden knitting looms:
    >> http://blog.makezine.com/archive/2008/11/french_knitting_making_th.html

    Lovely summary on the THE LOST ART OF KNITTING NANCYS by Wayne Schmidt:
    >> http://www.waynesthisandthat.com/knittingnancys.html

    Great instructions on Knitty on how to knit “needle free”:
    >> http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEspring07/FEATloomknitting.html

    Instruction PDF can be downloaded from www.loomknitting.com:
    >> http://www.loomknitting.com/freedownloads/GettingStarted.pdf

    Easy knitting loom made from straws!
    >> http://knitty-witty.blogspot.com/2008/12/making-easy-knitting-loom.html

    Tin can knitting loom!
    >> http://www.cutoutandkeep.net/projects/tin_can_knitting_loom

    For sale from MacPherson Arts and Crafts:
    >> http://webstore.quiltropolis.net/stores_app/Browse_dept_items.asp?Shopper_id=6634291742546634&Store_id=236&Page_id=17&categ_id=630&parent_ids=0,496

    Also related: How to Viking Knit by Fine Art by Rocio:
    >> http://www.fineartbyrocio.com/vikingknitdirections.html

    And more images from the Internet…

    2 Comments so far

    1. Plusea on June 30th, 2010

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