Feb 172014

The Goal I have an old White 1602 knitting machine that uses a light scanner to produce patterns in the knit fabric. The bed of the knitting machine syncs up with the controller via two obsolete rotary encoders and the stitch patterns are produced as a sequence of pulses causes specific needles to be selected. […]

Jan 242013

Ok… I have a brand new Arduino Mega2560, a 128×64 graphic display, jumpers, headers, resistors, buzzers, LEDs, a bunch of other really cool components and how-to-books. Now I just need to figure out what I’m going to build first.