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Trumod Knitting Frame

Trumod Autopin

This is a Trumod Autopin Knitting Frame, (Circa 21st November 1957) postmarked on the box . Yet another of those handknit looms that are seriously slower than knitting with needles, I wonder how well this sold in its day. It is pictured in an old magazine with the machine laid across an armchair, must have been a seriously small armchair. I had great trouble casting on and did it by hand in the end. I can see why this one came out of its box almost unused. I now have a couple of these looms still in original boxes.

About a week ago, I received an email from a gentleman who kindly sent me a potted history of his mother'