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 →
I think I have finally found a really good cotton yarn to make dish cloths on the knitting machine. I used 8/4 Maysville carpet warp and this color is cardinal. For the edging I used a 3 mm crochet hook and made three rows of single crochet. On the knitting machine I used 31 hooks... Continue Reading →
So I have been attempting to make scarves on my new knitting machine, however all of the sides end up very curled. I even blocked this for overnight and steamed it but it still doesn't take out the curl. So if you can't beat 'em, join 'em. This is a purple curled scarf with fringe... Continue Reading →
So I finally broke down and purchased a vintage Brother KX-350 knitting machine. But before I did, I got some wonderful advice from One Hook Productions creator, Mike Horwath! It's been a fun adventure because I've had to do some cleaning and repairs before I could us the machine. In the photos you can see... Continue Reading →