[Fab] [Noisebridge-discuss] knitting machine status

Christina Olson daravinne at gmail.com
Wed Feb 1 19:49:33 PST 2012


there should be manuals for both machines somewhere in the machine
boxes. i think both manuals were in the box for the second bed.


On Wed, Feb 1, 2012 at 7:34 PM, Calli Beck <callibug at gmail.com> wrote:
> The one we have is a chunky knit that can be set up to be a double knit
> machine. It's labeled as a Singer LK150 (i think). As far as I can tell, It
> doesn't have the computer punch on it. Nor does it have an instruction
> manual and I couldn't find one on the internet that matched this particular
> machine.
> I think the two opinions I would add in regards to buying more machines for
> Noise Bridge is that if we get more, we need to make room for them to have
> their own space.  One machine takes up about 6 feet of linear space and it
> takes around 30 minutes to get one set up.
> Second, it would be good to get instruction manuals for people to read
> before they try to use them as both a flat bed and double bed. They don't
> break easily if you know what you're doing, but getting one tangled
> will inevitably bend and break hooks. I have a book of hand written
> instructions from my knitting machine class, but it's based on a different
> machine and full of hand drawings that might not be easy for others to
> interpret.
> We also don't have any yarn, with the acception of the two small spools I
> brought in, and Scrap doesn't haven any at this point either. Ideally, we
> would have cones and a cone winder so people can spool their own yarn.
> blah blah blah
> calli
>
>
> On Wed, Feb 1, 2012 at 7:15 PM, miloh <froggytoad at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> On Thu, Feb 2, 2012 at 4:00 AM, Christina Olson <daravinne at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> > i would throw down for that electroknit machine.  i was eyeing that up
>> > at 28c3.
>> >
>>
>> I keep looking out for KH-930 and KH-940 machines, and this is the
>> best deal I have seen.....
>>
>> they normally end up for about $1k on ebay.
>>
>> --rma
>
>


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