Knitting Machine Troubleshooting Hints

Questions often asked by Studio/Singer/Silver Reed Knitters.

Questions often asked by Studio/Singer/Silver Reed Knitters.

Questions often asked by Studio/Singer/White and Silver Reed Knitters. Point Cams, Magid Cams and Yarn Separators. What are they and what am I supposed to do with them? Magic Cams, Point Cams and Yarn Separators are used for knitting an isolated motif, usually referred to as "Single Motif" in your manual. Magic Cams screw onto the carriage, one to the left and one to the right, just behind the side levers. Magic Cams tell your carriage that you want to knit one single pattern some where on your garment. Point Cams are like the margins of a typewriter, Point cams...

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AVOID A MAJOR KNITTING MACHINE PROBLEM

AVOID A MAJOR KNITTING MACHINE PROBLEM Knitting Machine Lubrication Knitting Machine Tips By Judy

AVOID A MAJOR KNITTING MACHINE PROBLEM

AVOID A MAJOR PROBLEM - Knitting Machine Tips  By Judy One of the biggest and most frustrating problems a machine knitter can face is that of a damaged needle channel. A damaged channel can be seen as a small nick our gouge in the side of the needle channel. This slight gouge will cause the needle to be stopped as it is trying to move up in the channel. This will bring the locks to a sudden and complete stop. In other words, the locks jam. The cause of a bad needle channel is simple.  As the needle tries to...

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How To Do Intarsia Knitting

Best Video on Intarsia Knitting - video How to do Intarsia Knitting - video

How To Do Intarsia Knitting

How To Do Intarsia Knitting By Judy   Many knitting kits require a knitting technique called "Intarsia". It is sometimes called picture knitting, because the technique is an easy way to add a knitted picture to your knitting such as a Santa to your Christmas stocking. When first starting, the technique can be confusing if not taught properly so we are including a really good video by Berrocco on how to do it. This video is the best I have seen on how to do it. "How to do Intarsia knitting - https://youtu.be/oCx-uKrWmt4" When adding a Santa or some other...

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Troubleshooting Knitting Machine Problems

AVOID A MAJOR KNITTING MACHINE PROBLEM Knitting Machine Tips By Judy

Troubleshooting Knitting Machine Problems

Troubleshooting Knitting Machine Problems  Dropped Stitches First check your needle retainer bar (sponge bar to most of us) to make sure it is not compressed or damaged.  Replace if foam is not at least 3/8 inch above metal backing. Every row - same spot.  Bent needle at knee, Bent, sticky or broken latches, card punched wrong bent gate pegs. Random Locations. Feeder plate adjustment, Antenna (tension spring) setting incorrect Needle latches broken Yarn Threaded wrong Now and Then Yarn threaded wrong Yarn hang up from cone tension pulling too tight 2nd antenna wire (tension spring) not hooked up worn needle presser...

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Timing Belt Installation Hints

Timing Belt Installation Hints

Take the belt connecting pin such that it is on the inside and place it on the belt cover (right grove fitting onto the rotary encoder as shown in the figure 14-14) Turn the rotary encoder pulley by the rib and pull out the rear tail side. When turning the rotary encoder, be certain not to turn it by the comb. On the left side, similarly, place the belt so that the long hole in it is matched to the notch in the pulley and pull out to the rear rail side. Pull both ends of the belt together so...

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