Knitmaster

11 Feb 19
WickedWoollies

If you have read the previous post, you should have a good idea of what type of machine you want to purchase. You need to look for the best one that you can buy within your budget. For example, if you want to buy a standard gauge punch-card machine, then you can buy a new […]

07 Feb 19
Pinmond

If you rescue a pets, please rescue me also. If you purchase one, the profit goes to my and my sisters studies. Can you please purchase one mugs? your one purchase is not become my day, it’s become my life.

06 Feb 19
WickedWoollies

If you do a search on the Internet for Knitting Machines, you will find a vast array of different types and prices that you can buy on the second-hand market.  For a beginner, new to machine knitting, this can be very overwhelming and confusing.  It It can be difficult to decide which knitting machine to […]

26 Jan 19
WickedWoollies

The 1970s/80s introduced garment shaping or contour devices or charting devices that provided visual pattern guides as an alternative to written instructions. The Knitmaster version was called a KnitRadar or Knit Contour and the Brother version was called a KnitLeader.  Some knitting machines had these incorporated into the main bed, but external ones could be […]

26 Jan 19
WickedWoollies

Knitting Machines cover a range of styles from the simple plastic toy machines that can make simple scarves and socks, to the big heavy-duty industrial machines that can make a range of professional garments. This blog will be referring to the home knitting machine, a flat-bed knitting machine that range from a simple manual knitter […]

14 Jan 19
WickedWoollies

A very early knitting machine was created in 1589 by an English clergyman called William Lee for knitting socks/stockings in the 16th century.  However, Queen Elizabeth did not want to put hand knitters out of work and so William went to France who supported the idea and slowly the sock machine spread and developed throughout […]

09 Jan 19
WickedWoollies

It depends upon what you are comparing it with.   It is definitely more expensive than hand knitting, but perhaps cheaper than jewellery-making or golf.  However most of the costs are upfront in obtaining your knitting machine.  After that you mostly need an annual service and a good stash of coned yarn.   If you are on […]

04 Jan 19
WickedWoollies

Plenty of old magazines still around and still very useful

27 May 18
knitters

MARCH/APRIL 2018 Liliana – Workshops The title of the workshops is “Cablemania” The topic is based on Cables but includes many different types of cables and how to use them in various exciting and different ways. Liliana has used ideas which are interesting and clever. The workshops will be held at: Geelong in April. Please […]