Generative Brioche Knitting

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Generative Brioche KnittingDuring a one-week workshop with the Carnegie Mellon University Textiles Lab, I worked closely with Lea Albaugh to write code for a Shima Seiki knitting machine. An initial interest in the idea of skin folks, or the ability of knits to produce “gross” textures, led to an algorithm that could create brioche patterns based on use specifications and chance.