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# Recitation on Textiles

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([slides](slides.pdf))
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Content:
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* [Introduction](#introduction)
* [Processes](#processes)
  * [Fiber](#fiber)
  * [Weaving](#weaving)
  * [Lace](#lace)
  * [Knitting](#knitting)
  * [Crochet](#crochet)
  * [Knotting](#knotting)
  * [Sewing](#sewing)
  * [Miscellaneous](#misc) (tufting, felting)
* [Credits](#credits)
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## <a id="introduction">Introduction / History</a>
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There are many different types of textiles.
The list we cover here is not exhaustive.
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In general, textile involves fiber connected together through various topologies.
The most common ones are illustrated here:
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<img data-caption="(c) Alexandre Kaspar 2019" src="images/topology_type.png" width="400" />





## <a id="processes">Textiles Processes</a>

The first part of textile making starts with the creation of the fiber, which we briefly cover before going over various different processes of interest.

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At the core of any fabric is fiber.


### <a id="weaving">Weaving</a>

### <a id="lace">Lace</a>

### <a id="knitting">Knitting</a>

## Credits

This recitation was crafted by [Alexander Zimmer](https://www.kniterate.com/about/), [Carmel Snow](http://www.carmelsnow.com/) and [Alexandre Kaspar](http://w-x.ch).

### Resources
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* [Fiber Processes](http://fab.cba.mit.edu/classes/865.18/fiber/index.html) from [MAS.865/18](http://fab.cba.mit.edu/classes/865.18/index.html)
* Introduction to [Machine Knitting](https://akaspar.pages.cba.mit.edu/machine-knitting/)

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