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Brother Punch Card Reader Problems

Brother Punch Card Reader Problems

Brother knitting machines have an ongoing punch card reader problem (timing belt/punch card reader mechanism) that can occur with Brother (and KnitKing) punch card machines. Especially vulnerable is the KH-260 (or KnitKing PC) . It mostly occurs when the patterning mechanism has not been used in a while or has not been serviced for some time. It needs to be kept oiled. Cleaning and lubricating your machine should be done regularly at least once a year and more often if your machine is used often as it is susceptible to lint and yarn fuzz contamination. Oiling the timing belt sprocket...

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Yarn Standard Weights Photo courtesy YarnStandards.com

Yarn Standard Weights  Photo courtesy YarnStandards.com

We are often asked to cross reference yarn weights from the old system of naming to the new standards of using numbers to identify weights. Listed above is a standard weight reference guide to use for a common identification and cross reference. Happy Knitting.

Judy

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Knitting A Christmas Stocking - Best way, Intarsia or Fairisle?

Christmas Stocking Kit - Intarsia or Fairisle Christmas Stockings Intarsia or Fairisle Knitting your Chrismas Stocking

Knitting A Christmas Stocking - Best way, Intarsia or Fairisle?

You've decided to knit a Christmas Stocking and realized the best way is to buy a kit. After all, kits have everything you need in them to knit a stocking and you don't have to buy that 200 yards of yarn to get the 10 feet or so of yarn just to make the nose on that snowman. Good choice!!! As you contemplate the kit you want to buy its good to realize that all kits are not made equal. Some kits are made with acrylic yarn which makes the kit less expensive, but Acrylics don't hold their shape and...

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Customer Chat - Knit Quick Hat Machine - Loops & Threads

Knit Quick Hat Knitting Machine

Customer Chat - Knit Quick Hat Machine - Loops & Threads

Knit Quick Hat Knitting Machine - How do you adjust the tension?

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Knitting Machine Problems - Customer Chat Sessions

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Knitting Machine Problems - Customer Chat Sessions

Knitting Machine Problems - Customer Chat Sessions. Using our on line Chat sessions to help solve customer problems.

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