I'm a bit swamped to write a real post today, but check out this video from the Maker Faire in New York. While most handknitters consider knitting machines to be the devil's handiwork, this guy is doing brilliant things.
PS- I've never seen the Cosby Show before. I am terribly inept at pop culture. I know about the sweaters though.
PPS- I tried a knitting machine and it was the least relaxing thing ever. I honestly wanted to smash it. After I unclenched my jaw, I walked away.