# Recitation on Textiles ([slides](slides.pdf)) <!-- https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1i79f2qPNuEu08KtVVjJWM34KmIo7qsiEs8staOwUkRY/edit?usp=sharing --> Content: * [Introduction](#introduction) * [Processes](#processes) * [Fiber](#fiber) * [Weaving](#weaving) * [Lace](#lace) * [Knitting](#knitting) * [Crochet](#crochet) * [Knotting](#knotting) * [Sewing](#sewing) * [Miscellaneous](#misc) (tufting, felting) * [Credits](#credits) ## <a id="introduction">Introduction / History</a> There are many different types of textiles. The list we cover here is not exhaustive. In general, textile involves fiber connected together through various topologies. The most common ones are illustrated here: <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. ### <a id="Fiber"> 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 * [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/)