Homemade Knitting Machine

Craft & Design


Youtube user correx37 made this homemade knitting machine using old printer parts, two servos and a Picaxe-18x microcontroller. I love the simplicity and re-use of components. That slow, deliberate action could easily lull me in to a deep sleep… and when I woke up, I’d have a freshly-made scarf!

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2 thoughts on “Homemade Knitting Machine

  1. Rahere says:

    I should love the use of the drawer runner as the traverser slider, were it not for the experience that the aluminium used in these is fairly weak, and so I wonder about its resistance to the load of the knitting head. OK, half of it’s taken by the wheels on the front, but even so…

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