Dave Cole: The Knitting Machine by Jack Criddle. In the summer of 2005, artist Dave Cole staged a performance art piece at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA) entitled "The Knitting Machine." Over the course of the Fourth of July weekend, Cole used aluminum utility poles attached to John Deere excavators to "knit" a giant American flag out of acrylic felt. Performing Art, Knitting Machine, Art Piece, John Deer, Contemporary Art, Dave Cole, Fiber Art, Knits Needle, Knits Machine
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Knitted by industrial knitting machine. These pieces were inspired by old hand grounded crystal dishes.
Antique Sock Knitting Machines - CRAFT Video Podcast by MAKE magazine. I caught up with Shelly Hatton at Maker Faire Austin, where she was demonstrating antique circular sock knitting machines! She writes, "Circular sock machines have been around since the early 1900's and were built so sturdily that they still survive and work to this day. The machines were originally advertised as a way for homemakers to make money at home by cranking out socks, but the learning curve was really high. Currentl