Production update and Mandelbrot scarves
Hi wonderful backers,
Thanks to all of you who have been messaging me your address changes: that helps a lot! Please message me through the Kickstarter messaging interface if you... Read more
KnitYak update: please send address changes before we ship to you, thanks!
Hi lovely KnitYak backers,
As of today, Friday November 3rd 2017, we are currently shipped through the backer numbers in the 250's in the one scarf tier and should be... Read more
update on shipping the one scarf tier and fbz's Papers We Love talk video
Hello Splendiferous backers!
It's fall here in Seattle and the rainy season is back in the rainy city. Thanks for sticking with me through this long haul of a project!... Read more
Open Studio tonight in Seattle, progress shipping the $150 one scarf backer tier, Maker Faire Seattle
Dear delightful backers,
If you are in Seattle today, Saturday, September 9th, I will be doing an open studio tonight from 6pm to 9pm at the KnitYak office in the... Read more
Where I am in the production run
Hi splendiferous KnitYak backers,
So at this point I have shipped all of the rewards above the two scarf backer level, and I have shipped all of the international (non-USA)... Read more
Partway through production: all of the wide wraps are done and shipped!
We are three weeks into production! All of the wraps have been knit, finished, and shipped at this point. All of the tiers from the one wrap level... Read more
How the knits are hand finished
Hello stellar backers,
Some of you may have received reminders to fill out your surveys with addresses and color choices for your knit items. That means I am working on... Read more
Production has started!
Dear splendiferous backers,
Production has begun! Yes, that's right, on Saturday I started production. Here are some photos and videos of production so far. Please note that all cameras and... Read more
Where is my scarf!!!???!!! And please come to the open studio in Seattle tomorrow
Dear splendiferous backers,
Some of you have voiced your impatience with scarf production. I am still working on the code to be able to have you pick out all of... Read more
Purple yarn has shipped!
Dear awesome backers,
The last batch of the purple yarn is spun up by the USA based spinning house. I got a phone call from the spinning house that they... Read more
Yarn arriving soon!
Dear exemplary backers,
The rest of the black and white merino yarn is scheduled to be delivered on Friday! The purple yarn that was on back order, however, is extra... Read more
The machine is up and running in Seattle!
First of all, sorry for the long absence in updates here on Kickstarter! For in-between updates, you can follow along on twitter: https://twitter.com/knityak and on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/knityak
So... Read more
First automata samples knit on an industrial knitting machine!
I got to knit some samples on the same model of knitting machine I am getting in January in the wool we are planning on using! Check them... Read more
The MACHINE, and the training.
Dear stellar Kickstarter backers,
We have managed to purchase a machine! Thanks to your pledges, we have purchased a demo model Stoll CMS 530 HP industrial knitting machine!
The machine... Read more
Machines and machines and machines
Dear amazing backers,
Thank you again for making KnitYak successful! In the next few weeks I will send out a survey to vote on the third color of yarn. Keep... Read more
Thank you backers!
Dear lovely backers,
Thank you so much for making the dream of a local, geek-friendly textile mini-factory come true. KnitYak is funded!A total of 795 of you backed the... Read more
Funded!!! Stretch Goal: A New Color
Dear Astoundingly Amazing Backers,
KnitYak is funded! THANK YOUto each and every one of you for pledging for mathematical knits. You made this happen in the most amazing of... Read more
Two Days left on KnitYak. Over 82% Funded!
Dear awesome Backers,
KnitYak is over 82% funded thanks to you! There are 2 days and 17 hours left, aka 65 hours left for the campaign to get to 100%.... Read more
Over 71% Funded! 3 Days Left!
Dear excellent Backers,
KnitYak is over 71% funded thanks to you! Stupendous! How frustrating would it be for us to not make it now? There are 3 days left to... Read more
KnitYak in the press, and a bit about favorite rules
Dear Awesome Backers,
Thanks so much for backing and getting the word out about KnitYak's mathematically generated knits! KnitYak has been written up in an interesting mix of places so... Read more
Thank you first day backers!
First post! Thank you so much first day backers for your support of this admittedly very strange and ambitious project. We are at over $12,000 in the first 24 hours.... Read more