Helping you be a better Machine Knitter

Machine Clamp Hack

Machine Clamp Hack
June 21, 2022
Have you ever tried to attach your knitting machine to a table that was too thick for the clamps?

With the right tools, this hack is genius!

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Stitch World Stitch Pattern Inspiration

Stitch World Stitch Pattern Inspiration
June 14, 2022
Are you looking for some new ideas for stitch patterns? Machine knitting "eye candy" can be found in the Stitch World pattern books.

They are sorted by the type of stitch (tuck, slip, fairisle, etc.) and have pictures of knitted samples and charts for each pattern.

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Punchcards for specialty stitches

Punchcards for specialty stitches
June 13, 2022
How do I punch a card for specialty stitches (k2tog, PSSO, yo)?

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8 Ways to Knit Lace on a Knitting Machine

8 Ways to Knit Lace on a Knitting Machine
June 7, 2022
To knit lace on a knitting machine, you don't need a lace carriage or to transfer each stitch by hand.

No matter what kind of machine you have, there are many ways to add holes to your knitting and make light, open fabrics that look "lacey."

Have you tried making lace in other ways? Comment below and tell us what you've learned

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Check your Spongebar

Check your Spongebar
June 3, 2022
If you haven't changed your sponge bar "in a while", it's probably time!
If your machine is mis-patterning or just "acting up" a flat spongebar could be the cause.

No matter how often your machine is used, the sponge deteriorates in time.

Check your spongebar!

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LK-150 Carriage Rests

LK-150 Carriage Rests
May 24, 2022
LK-150 Easier W-I-D-E knitting

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I NEVER count stitches and rows

I NEVER count stitches and rows
May 17, 2022
These helpful hints will make counting stitches and rows a lot easier.

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Thread lace vs

Thread lace vs
May 13, 2022
Often overlooked, Thread Lace is an easy technique to create openwork "lace" fabrics with a knitting machine.

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11 Steps for Success with Your Knitting

11 Steps for Success with Your Knitting
May 3, 2022
11 steps for success with your knitting. No matter where you are on your machine knitting journey, check to make sure you are taking the right steps from start to finish.
Number 9 may surprise you.

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Too much math

Too much math
April 26, 2022
"Machine knitting is not for me because there is too much math in it." Hand or machine, there are times when we need to pull out a calculator. Knit it Now has ways to make this easier. Take a look at how math is used in your knitting and how to avoid the pain.

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