Designing and creating 3D knit products has never been so popular. But no one teaches the technology, not even the machine builders. Many designers and companies have no idea where to start.
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Our studio has Stoll electronic knitting machinery. Most all the materials in our on-line resources translate to any brand of knitting machinery, including Shima, Cixing, Steiger, Longxing, and others. We are not subsidized by any machine builder or yarn supplier.
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Knitting Technology Class 1 This class is #1 in our Technology track. Chapter 1 covers the history of knititng, forming loops, parts of a needle, parts of the needle bed. Chapter 2 covers getting yarn into the machine, parts of a feeder, types of feeders and yarn devices.
Mini-Class: Traditional Textiles vs Technical Creating products is a process. Innovation is the buzz word. Companies need IP in order to get funding but many times don't understand which path they're on. This class contrasts and compares traditional path with technical product development.
Bonus Class: Proper Oiling of a Flat Knitting Machine. A little oil in the right places can make all the difference in a machine running properly, or breaking yarns, and wearing out. See how to properly oil a machine.
There are many types of yarns in the world. Everything from natural materials to synthetics can take different yarn sizes, configurations, and a world of variations in fibers themselves.
So how do we get all of these different yarns to knit in the same knitting machine?
Mini-Class: Creative Edge: Interactive Zoom Q&A: Adventures in Knitting and other Textiles. Tired of the pandemic? Creating products is a process. Hang out with like-minded people who want to make cool things sustainably. Here's the place to ask the questions you always wanted to be answered. We're live every last Wednesday of the month until May 26, 2021. All meetings 10:00 am PT.
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Bonus Class: Technical vs Traditional Materials, a conversation with Rajim Jindani Ph.D. Did you ever want to know how material technology and biomimicry can help us transform our environments sustainably? Connie Huffa of Fabdesigns Inc., sits down with textile and biomedical engineer, Dr. Rahim Jindani, to discuss traditional methods of making textiles fading and the emerging technologies of nano-materials and nature-based materials.