Speed Ripping

Machine Knitting Inspiration

Mistakes happen! Be prepared Getting comfortable with ripping rows is essential for machine knitters. Have you ever been knitting and missed an increase or decrease instruction? Maybe a knot or a yarn slub slipped thru and is showing a few rows back. Time to rip!…

Yarn for the LK-150 Knitting Machine

LK-150

Expand your horizons with your LK-150 knitting machine by using skinny yarn. Use sock yarn on your LK-150? Sure. You might be surprised at the results you can get by using different yarns with your machine. Try Skinny Yarn on your LK-150 Expand your horizons…

Some days you should just walk away from the machine ...

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Have you ever had one of “those” days?Yesterday was one for me and I thought you might be amused. Plus it’s good to be reminded that you aren’t alone with your knitting! I was playing with an idea for our hat challenge, I was considering using…

Knitting Machine Patterns - 6 methods

Machine Knitting Inspiration

What machine knitting patterns do you use? Even though we don’t have many publications dedicated to machine knitting these days, we do have options. Hand knitting patterns, vintage patterns, Knit it Now patterns … which type is best for you? Explore 6 machine knitting pattern…

Machine Knit Sweaters that Fit

Machine Knitting Inspiration

Have you ever knit a sweater that didn’t fit? It’s happened to all of us. Here are 5 Reasons for poorly fitting sweaters Have you ever knit a sweater and put all that time and energy and money into knitting a sweater. You put it…

Translate Knit it Now Videos

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Is English not your first language? You can now use Google to translate the subtitles in our videos. Select your preferred language just below the video (The entire site will be translated). Click the button “Show Full Transcription” (the subtitles will display, translated by Google…

Machine Knitting Glossary

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If you’ve used any vintage hand knitting patterns or books you’ll find them littered with abbreviations: BB, COL, COBH, DBJ, FNR These days we aren’t limited to typewritten pages and patterns and publications can be more clear. But if you are new to machine knitting…

k2tog, ssk, psso, yo Hand knitting lace terms for machine knitters

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k2tog, ssk, psso, yo. How do these hand knitting terms translate to machine knitting?Whether you are hand manipulating lace on your machine or you are creating your own stitch patterns, (either punchcard or electronics), it’s important you understand how lace is formed on the machine.…

Hold | Partial Knitting | Short Rows for Machine Knitting

Machine Knitting Inspiration

Have you ever read a machine instruction that said: “put needles in hold”? Now, if you’re a hand knitter or you’re brand new to machine knitting, this might be in mysterious instruction. Let’s take a look at why you would put needles into hold position.…

Unboxing an LK-150 Knitting Machine

Machine Knitting Inspiration

Don’t be overwhelmed by all the pieces and parts of your new-to-you LK-150 knitting machine. Let’s walk through the unboxing and setting up the machine and remove some of the mystery. Whoo Hoo! You have a brand new-to-you LK -150 knitting machine. It is such…

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