Unbox an LK-150

Unbox an LK-150 Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Whoo Hoo! You have a new-to-you LK-150 knitting machine! This popular machine offers so many possibilities for both new and experienced machine knitters.
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Fun with Flat Ribs

Fun with Flat Ribs Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Do you love the look of both knit and purl stitches? Do you love the look of ribbing, but don't need or want the stretch? Maybe your yarn isn't suited
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Fun with Flat Ribs Part 2

Fun with Flat Ribs Part 2 Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Flat ribs are a serious knitter's staple technique. Follow along as we challenge you with 6 different flat rib configurations. You can view images all
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Setting Up Your Ribber

Setting Up Your Ribber Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Watch as we attach our ribber. Yours may be different, but the concepts are the same. It's easy, don't be intimidated by confusing instructions translate from
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Troubleshooting Tips - Ribbing

Troubleshooting Tips - Ribbing Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Oops! Mistakes happen ... practice ripping out rows, re-positioning the carriages and fixing jammed carriages when knitting with your ribber.

Matching Ribber and Main Bed Tension

Matching Ribber and Main Bed Tension Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Your main bed tension dial shows 1-10 and your ribber tension can be set 1-8. The goal is to have perfectly matching ribbed stitch fabrics, with even stitches
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Half Circular U-Knitting

Half Circular U-Knitting Tutorial for Machine Knitting

This variation of Circular (tubular) knitting leaves one edge open and creates a very wide fabric. Imagine knitting a piece that is double the width of your
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Rescue Ribbing Oops

Rescue Ribbing Oops Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Oops! You've dropped a few ribber stitches or dropped the work from the machine. All may not be lost. Watch for tips for rehanging ribbing after a disaster.

Wire Weight Hanger (7 Hanger)

Wire Weight Hanger (7 Hanger) Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Wire weight hangers AKA 7 weight hangers are invaluable for adding additional weight to the edges when knitting with the ribber.

Easy Ribber Bind Off

Easy Ribber Bind Off Tutorial for Machine Knitting

This is an easy bind off, finished on the machine, that requires no hand sewing with a tapestry needle to complete. This tutorial assumes that
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Full Needle Rib Cast On Techniques

Full Needle Rib Cast On Techniques Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Full Needle Rib Cast on is the basis for starting many ribbed fabric techniques. Learn 2 methods plus a tip for a perfect edge.

2x2 Half Pitch Rib Cast On

2x2 Half Pitch Rib Cast On Tutorial for Machine Knitting

2x2 half pitch ribber cast on produces a beautiful rib that doesn't pull in as much as standard 2x2 ribbing and is softer to wear. The cast on is a combination
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Fisherman Rib

Fisherman Rib Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Fisherman rib is a comfortable, stretchy, wide fabric that is simple to knit! Can you knit 1x1 rib? Then you can create this surprising, reversible fabric.

Cable Eyelet Ribbing

Cable Eyelet Ribbing Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Adapted from a hand knitting pattern, this is a beautiful combination of knit and purl stitches, eyelets and cables. 2 methods are demonstrated, one
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2x2 Ribbed Lace

2x2 Ribbed Lace Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Take plain 'ol 2x2 ribbing and make it fabulous with a bit of hand manipulation

2x2 Ribbing Simple Decrease

2x2 Ribbing Simple Decrease Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Working a simple decrease when knitting 2x2 ribbing is fast ... but do you like the results? Compare this simple decrease technique to the full fashion decrease
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Shaping in 1x1 Ribbing

Shaping in 1x1 Ribbing Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Shaping in 1x1 ribbing shouldn't be intimidating. Take time to practice these simple techniques and you'll soon be an expert!

1x1 Ribbing Increase Techniques

1x1 Ribbing Increase Techniques Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Here are 2 methods for increasing when knitting 1x1 ribbing. Which do you prefer?

Full Needle Rib Decreases

Full Needle Rib Decreases Tutorial for Machine Knitting

The methods for decreasing full needle rib are quite straightforward. Will you be seaming the edge? Do you want both the public and private sides to look
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Full Needle Rib Increases

Full Needle Rib Increases Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Here are 3 methods of increasing when working double rib or full needle rib. Good - Better - Best which one do you prefer?

1x1 Ribbing Decrease Techniques

1x1 Ribbing Decrease Techniques Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Here are 2 methods for decrease when working in 1x1 ribbing.

Mock Corrugated Ribbing

Mock Corrugated Ribbing Tutorial for Machine Knitting

In a previous video we explored creating corrugated rib on the knitting machine. This involved
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Mock Ribbing Variations

Mock Ribbing Variations Tutorial for Machine Knitting

No ribber? Don't hand knit, but want ribbing? Many machine knitters turn to mock ribbing for the hems and cuffs of their sweaters. Here are
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Mock Ribbing

Mock Ribbing Tutorial for Machine Knitting

One of the first hem techniques that many machine knitters learn is mock ribbing. It is basically a hem that imitates ribbing. Mock Rib is quick and
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Basic Ribbing without a Ribber

Basic Ribbing without a Ribber Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Without a ribber, knitting knit and purl stitches on a flat bed machine takes a bit of work. By re-forming individual stitches you can include purl stitches in
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Decorative Cabled Ribbing on the Machine

Decorative Cabled Ribbing on the Machine Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Here's a decorative cabled rib that is fun to knit on the machine. Combine re-formed stitches with cables for an interesting stitch pattern that will add an
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Hand Knit Ribbing with Machine Knitting

Hand Knit Ribbing with Machine Knitting Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Get the best of both worlds! Add hand knitting to your machine knitting.There is no law that says machine knit garments have to be done completely on
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Ribber Cast On Comb for Single Bed Knitting

Ribber Cast On Comb for Single Bed Knitting Tutorial for Machine Knitting

For many stitch patterns, like lace and tuck, having even weight on your work is important. If you combine single bed and double bed stitches in a single
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No Ribber? Ribbing Cast On Options

No Ribber? Ribbing Cast On Options Tutorial for Machine Knitting

4 cast on choices for hand manipulated ribbing. From fast 'n easy to a gorgeous tubular cast on, you have options for getting your ribbing started

Seaming Ribbing - Plan Ahead!

Seaming Ribbing - Plan Ahead! Tutorial for Machine Knitting

When seaming ribbed pieces, it is important that you plan ahead. A little planning will ensure that your seams match and are picture perfect every time!