Knitted textures as triggers

Tried to work with different textures and techniques that the knitting machine provides.

In this one, the soft furry extrusions act as conductive switches they can be triggered by placing conductive objects on them. The surface is interesting to touch.

I have included Step by step process pictures in the new “Making Of” page in the blog. Please check it out to see how this was constructed.

Starting to prototype

Started with getting re-familiar with the knitting machine. The knitting studio in the textile dept. (7th floor) is a nice work-space with a number of silver reed home knitting machines. I made some small knitted samples of different thickness wool.

knitting studio
my knitting station