Machine Knitting / Edition 1

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The only beginners machine knitting book to use both text, pictures and CD video clips in such an effective, user-friendly format. This complete basic introduction to the fundamentals of knitting machine operation presents clear step-by-step instructions and diagrams for the methodology and principles used in machine knitting. Coverage ranges from individual techniques to the creation of entire garments, including creating fabric with original patterns, stitch designs and textures. An instructional reference tool for use by beginner machine knitters.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780130307408
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 1/14/2005
  • Edition description: BK & DVD
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 1,230,203
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

1. General Information.

Abbreviations (nomenclature). Definitions. Basic Techniques. Knitting Supplies.

Machine Parts. Tools. Blocking and Steamer. Yarns.

2. On and Off.


E-wrap. Double E-wrap. Comb Cast-on. Weaving Cast-on. Latch Tool Cast-on.

Bind Off.

Latch Tool Bind Off. Sew-off (back stitch). Gathering or Threading Off.

3. Transferring Stitches/Shaping.

Single/Multiple Increasing.

Simple Single Increase. Transfer Single Increase. Increasing More Than 1 Stitch. Full Fashion Increasing.

Single/Multiple Decreasing.

Single Stitch Decreases. Fashion Decrease. 3 Stitch Fashion Decrease. Multiple Stitch Decreasing. Half Cable Decrease.

Partial Knitting. Eyelet Hole.

4. Swatch.

Before Swatch. Swatch. Row Marking (Slip). Correcting Errors.

5. Finishing Techniques.


Basic Hanging A Hem. Tailored Hem. Border Hem. Mock Ribbing Hem. Picot Hem. Tucked Hem: 1st & 2nd. Scalloped Edge.


I Cord. Idiots Delight. Twisted Cord Edge. Rolled Edge.

Band Buttonhole. Encasing Band. Simple Pocket.

6. Stitch Patterns/Pattern Setup and Reading.

Stripe Stockinet. Fairisle. Tuck. Slip Stitch. Thread Lace. Weaving - Yarn. Intarsia Yarn & Pattern, Carriage. Cable --.

7. Blocking, Assembling and Finishing.

Blocking. Full Thru Seam. Knitting Machine Seaming. Assembling by Linker. Seaming by Hand.

8. Projects.


Smoke Ring. Traditional Scarf.


Cuffed Cap. Earflap Hat.

Slipper. Sweater.

Cardigan. Pullover With Cut and Sew Neck.

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