Ribbing without a Ribber
No ribber? You can manually reform stitches to create ribbing.
Are punchcards interchangeable?
Punchcards printed by the different machine manufacturers may vary slightly, but they are interchangeable, with some limits.
6 Tips for Knitting Socks
Knitting socks on a flatbed knitting machine shouldn't be intimidating.
Master short row shaping and you can knit lots of variations.
Toe up, cuff down, yoga socks, socks for kids and adults .. the sky's the limit!
Cast on Rags
Cast on rags are a good alternative to scrapping on with waste yarn.
They are especially useful when casting on a few stitches (like the underarm stitches for a sleeve or for shaping a sock gusset).
They are re-usable and save time when casting on any number of stitches.
Thread it right
The tension mast on our machines controls the flow of yarn to the needles. Incorrectly threaded it can cause any number of problems, including mis-formed stitches, knitting dropping from the machine and mis-patterning. Take a moment to double check.