Knitting Machine Tension Mast tips
- February 22, 2022
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Passap has 13 tension mast settings (numbered 1-7 with
half spaces included and 1 being
Passap tells the reader that if the edge stitches are too tight or even not knitted, the knitter is to lower the setting on the tension disk.
Passap patterns routinely give tensions for both the lock stitch size regulator and for the tension mast tension disk.
Japanese style machines have five tension mast settings (- to + with the - sign being the loosest)
Japanese machine patterns routinely ignore the mast tension.