Sponge Bar | Presser Bar
Sponge strip that holds the needles in position for knitting.
Other than cleaning and oiling your machine, the one essential maintenance item is the spongebar. This bar maintains the needle positions as you knit.
- No matter how much you use your machine, the sponge will deteriorate over time.
- A flat spongebar will cause any number of problems and is the first step in troubleshooting knitting problems.
- A flat spongebar can potentially damage needles and carriage. Do not attempt to even push the carriage back and forth with a flat spongebar.