How much was it used? There's a set of detailed instructions over at Knitssings. . Don't leave any weights on it when you're not knitting. Newer machines can also do plating two different coloured yarns together, with some show-through to the other side and intarsia. I never marketed the original beginner lessons because they were on an ordinary camcorder and are grainy and noisy in places.
If any stitches on the main bed are tuck stitches, have the end needles on the ribber. I can do an open cast on following the instructions in the manual, but am having trouble doing a closed cast on. I recently inherited three knitting machines from my Grandmother and Aunt - a Passap Duomatic 80, an Empisal Mod 260 and an Empisal Chunky. That list also has instructions for making homemade punch cards. I have yet to test my knit contour, which is build into this machine. I gather from some of your info.
My husband says I havent done in so many years I should quit while I'm ahead. Please see the knit sample of the cables I was able to produce. These bars are very cheap to replace, and a lot cheaper than trying to replace damaged needles and damaged carriages. I have found your videos today and I am so excited to start stright-way from lesson 1. I really would like to have the videos though instead of having to run back and forth to the computer to see how to do something.
Do you have a machine manual? See other bulky weight yarns on my Silver Reed 9. There is overlap with the thickness of the yarn and the different machine gauges. I just found a Singer Memo-matic 700 I'm and I don't know how to use it! There are also knit clubs that are all volunteer, like ours. Garter carriages are separate electrical devices that sit on the machine bed and can create purl and plain stitches in the same row. I was wondering how to proceed when I found your videos. Machines can have plastic or metal beds.
A common gauge for light weight jean sweaters. I need to look at the manual and see how it manages fair isle. They enjoy having many finished products in the time it would take to hand knit one. I have cleaned it up and have refurbished the sponge bar. What to look for when buying second hand Buying a knitting machine is a bit like buying a computer. Some of the older Knitmaster machines couldn't take a lace carriage the needles were too strong so check before you buy. I'm pretty easy to get along with.
I thought I hit the jackpot. Your main problem will be replacing bent needles and the spongebar though it is possible to repair your spongebar with draught excluder if you have to. Working from the manual is not very clear to me. I am so happy that I have found your videos. It is my first knitting machine.
Anonymous Hi Diane, I have purchased three different type Brother knitting machines. You may find you are knitting this at knitting machine tension 6 or tension 8. Will knit off smoothly and create warm afghans. I just purchased the enchanted edges and i'm looking forward to working with it. I want to knit for charity - little sweaters and blankets for underprivileged children. I always suggest pressing the serged seam with a hot steam iron use the appropriate settings for your fabric as a last ditch effort.
I found the one video -Enchanted Edging. Finally, remember that all things have a learning curve, and expect to be frustrated at the beginning. I'm having trouble translating some of the Brother controls into comparable ones on the Studio. Não intendo quase nada de ingles, mas fico grudada na tela e não perco nenhum de seus movimentos. It's also possible to buy a ribber for most metal bed machines.
It did not come with any manuals so I am totally lost. But now I'm trying to learn how to use the patterning stuff, like tuck and slip stitches. Sometimes cottons that won't stretch need to go up in tension to knit smoothly. The oil that came with the machine is fine for lubricating it, or a light sewing machine oil. It's much better to email me at the link on the left-hand margin of the page. Once again, thanks for your fabulous lessons - they have been a huge help! Now she wants to cast on directly onto the machine, but she cannot remember the procedure.