The world of knitting machines

In this topic block, you’ll learn about the important points to consider when buying a knitting machine, maintenance and service, different knitting machine systems, useful accessories, and how to perform minor repairs.

Below you see an overview of the existing content in the section “World of knitting machines” of the eLearning platform.

Knowledge

  • Buying a Knitting Machine
  • Maintenance and service

knitting machine systems

  • Single-bed knitting machines
  • Double bed knitting machines
  • Overview of Silver Reed Machines & Accessories
  • Overview of Brother Machines & Accessories
  • Knitting machines using punch card and electronic pattern knitting

Useful accessories

  • the Garter Bar
  • Knit leader (Brother)

minor repairs

  • Replacing the Sponge Bar
  • Replacing needles

More topics in progress

Contents are continuously added also we respond to input and suggestions from our members.

Knowledge

  • Typical sources of error on the knitting machine
  • Yarns and wool
  • Stitch size – why does the thread break?

knitting machine systems

  • Overview of Pfaff Machines & Accessories
  • Automatic end needle selection Brother

Useful accessories

  • Weights
  • Templates
  • Technical aids for shaping
  • DesignaKnit
  • The motor – installation & what needs to be taken into account when using it
  • Double bed attachment
  • Color changer
  • Double bed color changer

minor repairs

  • Edge needle selection Brother
  • Change capacitors
  • Cleaning and oiling a machine
  • Brother: Middle button of the carriage is stuck

Carriage Settings

  • stockinette stitch
  • purl stitch
  • short rows / extended rows

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