Shanel Wu

They/them. PhD student: smart textiles, weaving, computational craft, hardware hacking.

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17 Nov 2020

German Short Row Analysis

Step-by-step drawings of needles and yarn making a double stitch

22 Jul 2020

Coop Automation V1 - Automated Run Door

r/arduino - Arduino/ESP32-powered automated chicken coop door

15 Jan 2020

The Unfabricate Zine: a Handbook for Unravelling Thrifted Things Into Yarn

One of the early parts of the Unfabricate project was making a zine. I didn’t really finish the zine until recently, but here it is: a PDF version for BROWSER and a PDF version for printing as a BOOKLET (CONTENTS and COVER, paper size is 8.5 x 11”). Print yourself a copy and take it to the thrift store. Have fun.

29 Oct 2019

Using a Pi with AWS Services

Screenshot of temperature/humidity GUI accessed via HTML

28 Oct 2019

Websockets in Python and Node.JS

Screenshot of temperature/humidity GUI accessed via HTML

27 Oct 2019

Knitting Intarsia in the Round

A knitting project in progress, laid out on a table. The colors are pink, off-white, dark blue, and bright blue arranged in a geometric colorblock pattern.

02 Oct 2019

Smart Circle: Testing and Unravelling a Woven Smart Textile

30 Sep 2019

Raspberry Pi, PyQT, and GUI design

Screenshot of temperature/humidity sensor GUI displayed by Raspberry Pi