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BLF

The BLF (aka Brother Liberation Front) is a group of freedom hackers, dedicated to develop knitting software which is free and open source.

The BLF firmly believes that anyone who owns a knitting machine should have the freedom to link it up to a computer and control it, without the need to spend a fortune on extra software.

Projects

The BLF is currently working on two projects

Crafty Gimp

A plugin for the imaging programm the Gimp - which can read and write various knitting and cross-stitch pattern formats, including Brother disk image files, and Designaknit Patterns.

J-FB-100

A modular java based FB100 floppy disk emulator, that can be used to control brother knitting machines via the serial or usb port. This module may be integrated with various other projects like the processing programming environment.

Disclaimer

Any relation of the term Brother in BLF to the name of any big company (like Brother Inc) is purely coincidential, though conspiracy theories supporting this claim are always welcome.

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