The Knitting Machine Textbook: Using the Passap E-6000 / Edition 2

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780966573411
  • Publisher: Simon Publications, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 7/28/1998
  • Edition description: REVISED
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 8.52 (w) x 11.02 (h) x 0.45 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
1. Fundamentals 3
Needle Beds 3
Racking Handle 4
Needle Rule 4
Edge Springs 4
Lowering Knob 5
Front Lock 5
Back Lock 6
Strippers 6
Color Changer 7
U100E Transfer Carriage 8
Tricofit 8
Intarsia Carriage 8
Console 8
Reader 9
Motor 9
Start Position 10
Threading the Machine 11
Knitting Yarns 11
2. Casting On 14
Double Bed Cast-Ons 14
Full Needle Bed Tubular Cast-On 15
Full Needle Bed Cast-On With Racking 16
Tubular Cast-On 1:1 Rib 17
Tubular Cast-On 2:1 Rib 18
Tubular Cast-On for 2:2 Rib 19
No Flare Cast-On 20
Single Bed Cast-Ons 21
Simple Cast-On 21
Cast-On Using the Cast-On Comb - I 22
Cast-On Using Cast-On Combs - I 23
Cast-On With Waste Yarn 23
3. Increasing Stitches 25
Increasing Stitches On a Single Bed 25
Simple Increase 25
Decorative Increase 25
Increase With the Black Tool 26
Multiple Increase 27
Increasing Stitches On a Double Bed 28
Simple Increase 28
Decorative Increase 29
Increase With the Black Tool 29
4. Decreasing Stitches 31
On a Single Bed 31
Simple Decrease 31
Decrease Using the Black Tool 31
Decrease by Transferring a Stitch 32
Multiple Decrease 33
On a Double Bed 34
Simple Decrease 34
Decreasing Stitches With the Black Tool 34
Decreasing by Transferring a Stitch 35
Decreasing Multiple Stitches 36
5. Casting Off 37
Single Bed Manual Cast Off 37
Cast Off Using the Tricofit 37
Transferring Stitches from the Back to the Front 39
Manual Transfer 39
Mechanical Transfer 39
Casting Off Stitches From a Double Bed 41
Method 1 41
Method 2 41
Method 3 42
6. Lock Settings 43
Stitch Types 43
N Lock Setting 44
CX Lock Setting 44
GX / GX Lock Setting 45
BX / LX Lock Setting 46
Shaping a Neckline With the BX/LX Setting 46
Dividing for the Neck When Not in BX / LX 48
Shoulder Slopes in BX/LX Setting 49
Knitting a Side-Way Skirt in BX / LX Setting 51
EX / EX Lock Settings 53
AX / KX Lock Setting 54
DX / OX Lock Setting 54
FX Lock Setting 54
SX Lock Setting 55
HX Lock Setting 55
UX Lock Setting 55
Table of Lock Settings 56
Front Lock 56
Back Lock 57
7. Knitting a Garment 58
Body Measurements for Patterns 58
Making a Swatch 60
Planning the Baby Cardigan 62
Knitting the Back 63
Knitting the Left Front 65
Knitting the Right Front 66
Knitting the Sleeves 66
Bands 68
Button Band 68
Button Hole Band 69
Neck Band 70
8. Console Basics 73
Error Messages 74
Single Bed Cast-On With the Console 74
Double Bed Cast-On with the Console 77
Bypassing Cast-On 78
Turning Off and Restarting the Console 80
Resume the Knitting 82
Increasing and Decreasing Stitches 83
Increasing 83
Decreasing 85
9. The Form Program 88
The Test Swatch 88
Knitting the Baby Booties 90
Reading a Form Program 93
10. Borders 97
Ribbed Borders 97
Changing from Rib Border to Full Double Bed Kn 97
Reducing the Size of the Holes 99
Further Reducing the Holes 100
Eliminating the Holes Entirely 100
Border for Single Bed Knitting 101
Vertical Border 102
11. Single Motifs 105
Placing a Single Motif 105
Knitting Motifs With Striped Background 107
Enlarging and Placing a Single Motif 111
Knitting Letters of the Alphabet 113
Using The ALTER Loop to Place Several Motifs 116
12. Using Your New Skills 119
Baby Hat 119
Knitting the Baby Hat 120
Baby Trousers 121
13. The Reader 123
Using the Reader 124
Creating Textures with Various Techniques 127
Pintuck Pattern 127
Fairisle Pattern 129
Tuck Pattern 130
Superimposing Two Patterns in 3 Col. Fairisle 131
Superimposing Three Patterns in a 4 Col. Fairisle 134
Using Four Colors Without Superimposing 136
14. Creative Applications 139
Fairisle Pattern 139
Tuck Stitch Pattern 141
Knitting Lace Without the Transfer Lock 143
15. Common Problems 145
Lock Jam 145
How to Free Jammed Locks 146
Problems When Increasing and Decreasing St. 146
16. Reading Published Patterns 148
Explanation for the Jacket's Front 151
Explanation for the Jacket's Sleeve 152
Most Often Used Abbreviations 152
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