I finally decided to purchase a circular knitting machine. I wanted to buy and Addi but before investing that much money in one I decided to use my 50% off coupon at Michael's and I got this one for only $35. I have only been using it for about a week and have already seen... Continue Reading →
This baby blanket only took four nights to create on my brother KX-350 knitting machine. I used a basic acrylic yarn and crocheted a single, half double, double crochet border around it. The border was a little too bunched up so I know now for next time to skip every third row when making the... Continue Reading →
I decided to try a different tuck stitch pattern and used every other needle on the machine. Look through the pictures and you can see the various stages of its development from blocking to being finished.
I tested out this alternating tuck lace stitch with red cotton. Not really happy with it. Might be better with the tension dial at 3 or 4...
I found some sale yarn I bought months ago and thought I'd try it on my knitting machine. The result? A great little summer scarf. Here's a description of the yarn: Rowan Purelife Revive Yarn - Color: Marble; Color Number: 466; Dye Lot: 3604; Yarn Weight: DK / Light Worsted ; Fiber Content: 36% Recycled... Continue Reading →
I had some beautiful silk and wool yarn blend that I decided to make a tuck lace shawl out of on my brother KX350 knitting machine. I used 60 needles and started with an E wrap and did the first 10 rows plain then for the tuck lace stitch I put on hold every third... Continue Reading →
I decided to try a new stitch on the knitting machine so I used cotton thread and using 32 needles and the tension dial set at six, I did a few rows then put in hold position every third needle. Then I would knit three rows on hold position then three rows off the hold... Continue Reading →
This morning I decided to try and use my brother KX-350 home knitter knitting machine to make a baby blue child's hat with a pom-pom. I could not find any patterns so I made this one up from looking at various videos online. For this hat I used 70 hooks and for the brim I... Continue Reading →
This is the second dish cloth that I have made on the knitting machine. I used Maysville carpet warp and the color is myrtle green. I knitted 60 rows on 40 hooks. I decided to set the tension at three and like it a lot better than the previous dish cloth tension setting which was... Continue Reading →