Entries for month: October 2011

Tip of the Week - Use those novelty yarns

Weaving on the knitting machine can produce beautifully textured fabric. Here's a fun way to use small amounts of novelty or luxury yarns on your machine knit projects. For this tutorial will assume that you have read your instruction Manual and are familiar with the basics of working this technique.


Electronic and punch card machines make the needle selection easy. But you are not limited to using programmable machines.


There is no Easy Button!

There is No Easy Button!

Mastering your Knitting Machine takes Practice!

patterns from Knit it Now

Books to Inspire by Jodie Raymond

Well known, long time machine knitter, Jodie Raymond traveled extensively sharing her knowledge of machine knitting.  Known for her excellent finishing work and her clear instructions, Jodi authored 17 books in her long career.

Knit it Now has published her books in eBook Format to inspire you!


Tip of the Week - Tech 1 - Zooming your Browser

Use your browser's zoom feature to get 'up close and personal' on a web page.


Tip of the Week - Easy Ribber Bind Off

 

This is an easy bind off, finished on the machine, that requires no hand sewing with a tapestry needle to complete.


This tutorial assumes that you have basic knowledge of the ribber and can cast on and knit 1 x 1 rib.

 


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