Knitting with the Knit Editor – First Success

With AYAB we are working on an editor which also has the ability to control a knitting machine. Here is the progress we made: one can control the needles and get some instructions on what to do:

Views of the Editor

The editor has several view. To begin with, you can either load or save patterns as knitting patterns or images:

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This is the incomplete editor view, where you are able to add and remove instructions and rows and build your knit work:

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Once, your pattern is done, you go over to the knit settings. Currently, there is only one ability to knit, knitting with the AYAB hack. You can choose your machine type and the connection and start knitting.

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After you started knitting, you see the pattern which you want to knit.

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Right next to the pattern, you can see the instructions for you. You can follow these to create the knit peace.

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You can also open the settings menu by pressing F1. There you can choose your language:

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At the current state, all this is rather sketchy. The basics work. For the best user experience, there is still a lot to do.

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