Printer Creates Sweaters In Under An Hour

Printer Creates Sweaters In Under An Hour
Design

Designer Gerard Rubio supercharges knitting with open-source software.

Ross Brooks
  • 25 february 2014

Knitting might not sound like a pursuit that lends itself well to technological innovation, but the OpenKnit Printer by Gerard Rubio calls that assumption into question. The textile 3D printer uses an open-source platform called Knitic, which allows you to design your own garment that will be ready-to-wear in less than an hour.

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