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About this project

The Yarn Monster is a DIY electric yarn winder with a unique look and wireless remote control.  The project is being redesigned from the ground up so that it can be offered as both a kit and a fully assembled product.

All of the designs, hardware schematics and source code will be released under open software and hardware licences.

There will be three separate versions of the Yarn Monster:

  • Yarn Monster Kit - Includes the unassembled electronic winder components without the main monster shell and remote monster shell.
  • Yarn Monster - Fully assembled version with wireless remote.
  • Kickstarter Limited Edition Yarn Monster - Fully assembled version with wireless remote, custom Kickstarter colors and limited edition badges.

All donations will be used to develop new PCB prototypes and monster shell designs.  BatchPCB and Ponoko will be used to produce both the prototypes and final versions of the Yarn Monster.

The original Yarn Monster design was featured on these sites:

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    Limited edition Yarn Monster logo t-shirt.

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    Yarn Monster Kit: Includes only the PCB's and electronic components for the yarn winder and wireless remote. The monster case and remote case are not included. Choose this option if you would like to design your own monster and remote cases.

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    Fully assembled Yarn Monster with wireless remote.

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    Fully assembled Yarn Monster with wireless remote, custom Kickstarter colors and limited edition badges.

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Funding period

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