This is Nukeme. I met him at the Tokyo Maker Conference in June. He was wearing a cool MAKE shirt that had a messed up logo. The flaw is intentional. He calls it "glitch embroidery." He gave me one of the shirts and I love it.
Above, an example of Nukeme's glitch stitching. I emailed him last week to tell him I like his work. He sent me a couple of videos (below) that show how he does glitch embroidery and glitch stitching.
I like the sound the knitting machine makes when it runs over the metal pins.
Mark Frauenfelder is the founder of Boing Boing and the editor-in-chief of MAKE and Cool Tools. Twitter: @frauenfelder. His new book is Maker Dad: Lunch Box Guitars, Antigravity Jars, and 22 Other Incredibly Cool Father-Daughter DIY Projects