Designer Heatherly Walker, a self-described “daughter, wife and sister of computer geeks,” grew up attending Atari BBS conventions with her father in the 1980s. She now works for a knitting software company.
This design was inspired by the beauty and symmetry of circuits.
Designer Laurel Jorgensen created this pattern to cheer up a nephew abed with strep throat.
Here’s a knit version of an energy-storing capacitor.
Crafters occasionally knit the capacitor with two other patterns, Resisty the Resistor and a yarn light bulb.
This sock by Whitney Gegg-Harrison has a neuron running down the leg.
Moore’s Law (which posits that microprocessor components double every two years or so) is likely being pushed to its limits with Anna Hrachovec's knitting pattern.
Knit a dissection
Emily Stoneking knits dissected creatures such as bats, lab rats and frogs, and sells them, complete with dissection trays, at her Aknitomy Etsy site.