What kind of knitting machine do you advise me to buy or what can I do with this machine as it does not work!
I wrote this because of the many enquiries I receive asking for advice on what to look for when buying a knitting machine or perhaps advice regarding the recent purchase of a knitting machine.
First of all. ask yourself the question, do I want a machine to use or just to admire. So many buy vintage knitting machines because they look so great, but when it comes to actually knitting, look for something like a Knitmaster or a Brother Punchcard - often not so pretty but great workhorses.
Knitting machines are still easily available and most are still good workhorses. One of the very first things I do when I purchase a knitting machine (usually a vintage model in my case) is to give it a good clean. I use 9 parts surgical spirit and one part of preferably Bellador oil (ie a mineral oil especially for