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TOG Wins A 3D Printer

Thanks to LulzBot, TOG is getting a shiny new TAZ 3D printer! TOG’s entry in their giveaway¬†described how we could create 3D printed parts for the TwitterKnitter – and then share the designs so that anyone with a knitting machine like ours could print a TwitterKnitter add-on. LulzBot, who are all about open hardware, liked […]

Hacked knitting machine exhibit and demo

TOG member Sinead took photographs of the hacked knitting machine for TOG’s exhibition in the Exchange gallery. You can view the full photoset here. The knitting machine will be demonstrated at the closing event on Friday night.

The TwitterKnitter

One of TOG’s projects for the Dublin Mini Maker Faire 2013. This 40 year old, entirely mechanical knitting machine was upgraded with servos, electronics and laser cut parts, and spent the day knitting tweets sent by attendees.