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L2 Knit Lab

2 W 13th St, 2nd Floor   •   Hours 
Open to: all New School students who have had necessary training with equipment and processes

Please Note holiday hours below:
For Thanksgiving break all facilities will close by 5pm on Nov. 21. All facilities are closed Nov 22 – 25
For winter break facilities closed Dec 19 – Jan 22.

In order to focus all resources to student support leading up to finals, orientations will conclude after Oct. 31. Orientations will resume at the beginning of the spring semester.

This lab is equipped with:

  • Brother Knitting Machines
  • 1 Yarn Cone Winder
  • Fine Gauge Hauge Linker
  • Mid-Gauge Hauge Linker
  • Bulky-Gauge Hauge Linker
  • 1 Shima Seiki SRY183LPSV7 7 gg digital Knitting Machine (flat bed)
  • 1 Shima Seiki SWG091N2 10gg Digital Knitting Machine (Small Whole Garment)
  • 2 Shima Seiki SDS One Apex Computer Systems

Knitting tools are available for checkout in the Knit Lab during Open Task Time hours. Some donated yarn is available.

The Brother knitting machines can be used by students Who have taken an orientation.

The Shima Seiki digital knitting machines are complex tools that are limited to in-class use. Please contact Maya with questions about Shima Access. Any inquiries for class projects should be made a semester in advance.