February 12, 2020

The pattern wheels are operated by a knob on top of the carriage and as I have just discovered you bring needles into holding position by pressing down on the knob and there is a sort of ratchet facility, you turn the same knob to move the holding needles – there are 1...

October 2, 2019

The Simpleframe was a very popular knitting frame in it's day, with groups of folk sitting together using them and producing some interesting stuff.

August 18, 2019

The Orion 220 single bed is more my cup of tea – it’s a moveable sinker post system and it is a 6 mm gauge with 220 needles.

August 14, 2019

My second look at this interesting Vogue vintage machine with an unusual "Five Step Magic Device" patterning system

July 18, 2019

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Notes on a Pingouin TP2 Knitting Machine (number 2)

The gauge is 6 mm and it takes 4 ply with ease and possibly light DK.  It’s an easy machine to operate with weights that are specialized to fit into a comb that is held in place by elastic – a clever...

May 10, 2018

Oh and another point is that the stitch size slider at the front of the

May 8, 2018

Another addition to the Knitting Machine Museum website - a fine 6 mm gauge single bed machine from around 1958.

April 8, 2018

Although a spanner type of machine it is unusual in that it has a 12 stitch punchcard system operated by pulling the handle but unusually it is needs batteries.

March 13, 2018

A second review of this remarkable machine - a rare machine with garter stitch capabilities.

October 16, 2017

This particular model came with an unusual feature, a set of cast on wires, very handy and they make casting on a breeze!

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