A Place for Knitting Machine Enthusiasts
Useful Charts & Information to keep Handy
Just a few charts, or cheat sheets about yarn, knitting machine, hand knitting information and crochet.
Descriptions and pictures of tools and other items you can buy that work with any knitting machine. They are "After Market" meaning they are not made by any specific knitting machine brand, so usually universal to all knitting machines.
Different types of knitting machine stitch with pictures of what knitting machine stitches look like. Descriptions of the stitches, how they are formed on the knitting machine and if they have a hand equivalent.
Information about yarn and what kind and size, or gauge of yarn works best with knitting machine size, or gauge. Also, what kind of items the yarn is best suited to use when making garments or items. Also, information about what tension to use on your knitting machine.
A simple 2 page document that summarized yarn information with charts, it recommends how much yarn needed depending on the size of the project with what kind of yarn.
A summary of charts that helps you convert different yarn descriptions, such as denier to Tex weight system, linear and weight conversion charts and more.
Just a one page summary about yarn weights, including information for crochet and hand knitting artists and hobbyists.
This is a pamphlet that teaches you to figure out how much yarn you will need to make the garment or item desired. It is based on a sweater pattern, but can be used for any item.
Interesting article written by Cathie Sanders that talks about working with DAK and Cochenille in tandem.
THE MAGIC FORMULA LESSON
A tutorial on the "Magic Formula" or the "Diophantine Equation" which helps with the math when making knitting patterns so that you shape properly