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How are socks like computers?

Angelina Russo Blog Posts computing cyclewear double jacquard hi vis knitting knitwear machine knitting punch card

Old fashioned Punchcard knitting machines come with a set of standard cards. While you can do a lot with these, you can't knit ribbed fabric. For ribbed pattern work you need double jacquard cards. Double jacquard means that you have a pattern on the outside, stripes on the inside and the whole piece is concealed, there are no floats. Traditional fair aisle has floats on the backside and these would get caught in a sock. I wanted to design a punchcard that interpreted the CultureCycle logo so first stop, photoshop to transfer the logo to a grid then the first...

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