Hack Week #4: The Knitting Machine

How to turn an old knitting machine into a yarn-based printer.

Posted on Dec 17, 2015

Buy an old knitting machine from the 1980s and turn it into a yarn-based printer! This is what one of our Hack Week teams has done — producing the latest knitted fashions, geek-style! Their key ingredients: some online shopping luck, a few tutorials on how to operate the machine, an Arduino Uno, and the open source hard- and software from All Yarns Are Beautiful. Check it out!