​UPDATED 11/2016

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.


KNITTING MACHINE AFTER MARKET TOOLS

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.


WHAT STITCHES LOOK LIKE

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.​


YARN, KNITTING MACHINES & GARMENTS

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.


YARN COMPARISON CHART

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.


YARN CONVERSION CHART CHEAT SHEET

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. 


YARN CHEAT SHEET

Just a one page summary about yarn weights, including information for crochet and hand knitting artists and hobbyists.​​​


HOW MUCH YARN MATH

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.


DAK with COCHENILLE

Interesting article written by Cathie Sanders that talks about working with DAK and Cochenille in tandem.


FREE KIMONO PATTERN for ANY KNITTING MACHINE


THE MAGIC FORMULA LESSON

Sleeve Template

A tutorial on the "Magic Formula" or the "Diophantine Equation" which helps with the math when making knitting patterns so that you shape properly


BROTHER STANDARD RIBBER ADJUSTMENT

BROTHER CHUNKY RIBBER ADJUSTMENT

SILVER REED AND BROTHER RIBBER ADJUSTMENT


If your BROTHER KH930 Won't Start : Possible Solution