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The Needle Retaining Bar (also known as a Sponge Bar or Sponge Presser Bar) on a knitting machine holds the needles in place. Most metal bed machines have a retaining bar. A deteriorated or flattened bar is the cause of many problems that new knitters experience. Replacing the Sponge Bar is simple and should be done regularly.
Category: Machine Maintenance
General Information
Format: Video
Author: Knit It Now
Skill Level: Beginner
Knitting Method: Machine - Single Bed