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Knitting Machine Tension Mast tips

Knitting Machine Tension Mast tips
The knitting machine tension mast feeds the yarn to the carriage and controls the rate that the yarn flows. Comparing swatches knit at different tension mast settings reveals the how important this device is to successful machine knitting.

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Tubing Your Knitting

Tubing Your Knitting
As we machine knit, our knitting is stretched across the needlebed and we also hang weights. This can distort the stitches. Many machine knitters will "tube" their knitting to "pop" the stitches into place.

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Learn DesignaKnit: There are 2 non-selecting yarns at row ...

Learn DesignaKnit: There are 2 non-selecting yarns at row ...
Have you seen this warning in DesignaKnit Stitch Designer? "Error in pattern. There are 2 non-selecting yarns at row ..."
Let's translate this cryptic message and take steps to resolve it.

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Knitting Machines Around the World

Knitting Machines Around the World
Over the years, knitting machines have been made by various manufacturers and marketed in different parts of the world under different brand names. Here's a quick reference for the various names.

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Yarn for Knitting Machines

Yarn for Knitting Machines
You don't need special yarn for machine knitting. Most importantly the yarn needs to be the appropriate weight for your machine. It must fit in the hooks of the needles.

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