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August 19, 2015 AT 2:00 am

Glowing pompom hat with capacitive switches #WearableWednesday

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Cute way to add electronics to your knitted projects! Via potipoti on Instructables.

Want to make your knitted clothes fancier using LEDs, yet not looking like a walking Christmas tree?

We have developed this awesome pom-pom that diffuses the light from a LED. By connecting it to a microcontroller (Arduino or AtTiny) you can also have this awesome glow…

The switches are activated using capacitive sensing, and you can program the micro controller to perform several different patterns.

Read more.

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