If you’ve ever wanted a custom bobble hat but your knitting skills aren’t up to par, let the robots do it. Researchers at MIT’s Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have developed a computer-aided knitting system which can automate the design and manufacture of knitted garments.
Even non expert knitters can use the system to create individual designs from customizable templates on a computer. The designs are then sent to a knitting machine, which fabricates the designs out of real wool.
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