A Working Knitting Machine Made Out of Wire

Materials artist Maartje Boer constructed a homemade knitting machine out of wire that moves the yarn onto the needles with just the turn of a handle.

I built a knitting machine 

via Everlasting Blort

Lori Dorn
Lori Dorn

Lori is a Laughing Squid Contributing Editor based in New York City who has been writing blog posts for over a decade. She also enjoys making jewelry, playing guitar, taking photos and mixing craft cocktails.