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Test for the Pingouin Garter Stitch Machine

Pingouin Carriage

Decided to try this machine again as I was lucky enough to buy some extra needles whilst I was in Australia. This time it was so much easier to set up as I had an idea of how it worked. Plain stocking stitch is very easy once you cast on via the comb and elastic (the worst part of the process) this machine requires copious amounts of waxing, to allow the carriage to run smoothly. The bed of the machine is a white plastic or Bakelite type plastic and the needles have to be set up across the 2 beds to knit. You have to push the needles through the comb and under the elastic then attach the special weights and then with a bit of luck you should have an open cast on.