The Silver Reed SK840 Metal Bed Home Knitting Machine is a part of the SK800 Modular Electronic Knitting System. It can do stockinette, slip, tuck, fairisle, thread lace, knit-weaving and plating. 4.5mm/5.6 Gauge is the most versatile of knitting machines because every other needle will produce a 9mm bulkier spacing but using every needle will give you a standard sweater knit. Now, as part of the exciting new Modular System, the SK-840 allows you to expand your options even further with electronic innovations you never thought possible!
SRP60-N Ribber attachment available (not included)
With the addition of a ribber, you can knit in circles for items such as hats and socks, making ribs, pin tucks, racking patterns and oh so much more!
Needle Pitch: 4.5mm(5.6 gauge)
Net Weight : 13.0kgs (28.6 lbs)
Dimensions (L x W x H) 1110 x 205 x 98mm
1x2 Transfer Tool
1x3 Transfer Tool
2x3 Transfer Tool
0-1/1 4.5mm Pusher
Yarn Tension Unit SK280/SK840
Row Counter SK280
Silver Reed Knitting Machine SK-155
The SK-155 takes a step in the right direction by providing a 12 stitch punch card machine that will make short work of those heavy and thick yarns, creating beautiful chunky winter wear. Ideal for heavy weight yarns in the bulky range.
Multiple types of stitches including tuck stitch, slip stitch, fair isle, weaving, punch lace, and extended pattern in fair isle.
Handles medium to thick yarns
Needle Pitch: 9 mm
Number of Needles: 110 needles
Pattern Size: 12 stitches X 60 rows wide
Net Weight: 13.0 kg (28.6 lbs)
Dimensions (L x W x H): 1110 x 205 x 98 mm
Storage box2 x Clamps2 x Edge weights4 x Bed width weights.Row counterNeedle pusher3 transfer tools 1x2, 2x3, 1x3Latch tool2 x Spare needlesTwo color yarn mastCleaning brush.Crochet hook.Tuck brushes.Tapestry needle.5 Punch cards set.Instruction Manual
Silver Reed SRP60-N Ribbing Attachment
Made for Silver Reed SK840 or SK280 standard 4.5mm gauge knitting machine models. Also for older model SK210, SK700, SK740, SK500, SK580 whether Singer, Silver Reed, Studio or Knitmaster, Empisal brands, also made by Silver Reed.
The ribber will add a whole new dimension to your knitting that can produce an incredible variety of rib stitches, including Pile Knitting, Double Face (float free lining), Plating Rib, 1x1 rib, 2x2, big ribs, cable ribs, tubular/circular (seamless stockings or pillows), Shaker Stitch, English Rib, Tuck Rib, and more.
The same ribbers fit both punchcard and electronic machines, so if you are upgrading to an electronic machine you don't need to add a new ribber.
Silver Reed 4-Color Yarn Changer YC-6
Made for Standard Gauge 4.5mm Knitting machines. Suitable for most standard and fine gauge Silver/Reed knitting machines.
This yarn changer can be used on both single knitter and double bed with ribber machines by changing the head angle, and allows you to select any two yarns out of four. The YC6 can automatically alternate any two colors row after row and you have the option of activating a third or fourth color at anytime by simply pressing a button. When the carriage moves all the way to the left end of the needle bed, the trip lever on the carriage arm activates the yarn changer and automatically exchanges one color for another. The YC6 includes a single bed carriage arm for knitting stripes and multicolor tuck and slip patterns. It also enables you to knit Fair Isle patterns where one color (background) remains constant while the other changes.The yarn mast has separate guides for the four yarns and increased tension capabilities.
For double bed use, simply lift the trip lever on the ribber arm and enjoy a variety of colorful rib stitches and jacquards.
Silver Reed Intarsia Carriage AG-11
Compatible with Silver Reed LK-150 and LK-100 Knitting Machines.
This useful option helps you to make all sorts of exciting designs with ease. It is ideally suited to produce fashionable intarsia patterns without floating yarns (yarn overs) on the back of your knitting. With intarsia your color choices are limitless. You can use as many colors in a row as you choose by laying the yarns across the needles you want to knit in that color. Picture and geometric knitting is fun and very creative with the AG-11!
Silver Reed Intarsia Carriage AG-24
Compatible with Silver-Reed, Singer, Studio and Knit-Master SK280, 360, 700, 840, and other 4.5mm standard gauge models.
This very practical carriage allows you to knit as many colors in one row as you like. With the AG24, you can knit intricate pictures or bold geometric designs, traditional Argyle patterns or colorful motifs without producing any floats on the back of your knitting.
Silver Reed Intarsia Carriage AG-30
Compatible with Silver-Reed, Singer, Studio and Knit-Master SK-150/151/155
This useful option helps you to make all sorts of exciting designs with ease. It is ideally suited to produce fashionable intarsia patterns without floating yarns (yarn overs) on the back of your knitting. With intarsia your color choices are limitless. You can use as many colors in a row as you choose by laying the yarns across the needles you want to knit in that color. Picture and geometric knitting is fun and very creative with the AG-30!
Silver Reed Lace Carriage LC-2
Compatible with Silver-Reed and Knit-Master SK-160/210/260/280/360/600/700/740 Knitting Machines.
The lace carriage transfers stitches on the leading side then knits on the trailing side of the carriage each row, allowing you to produce a lace garment even on a full knitting width without adding extension rails.
The LC-2 offers faster, easier knitting of transfer lace patterns just like Stockinet, and is capable of producing fashionable multiple transfer lace.
Silver Reed Standard Gauge Lace Carriage LC-580/840
Compatible with Silver-Reed and Knit-Master SK-840 Electronic Knitting machines.
Requires additional Software and Cables if you do not already have one of these systems.
Transfer stitches for lace patterns in a single action. Lace Carriage knits and transfers in a single pass according to the design selected. Capable of producing fashionable multiple lace transfer designs.
Designed for use with 4.5mm guage electronic machines: SK580 and SK840.
LC580 is a full functioning carriage, rather than just transfer mechanisms.
It knits both simple and fashion lace so a single carriage knits and transfers, sometimes all in the same row.
Features a secondary pattern of traveling stitches that enhances the eyelet lace.
LC580 is also is capable of knitting isolated lace motifs.
Silver Reed Knitting Machine LK-150
With a 6.5mm needle pitch, the LK150 is designed to work with all the yarns typically used by hand knitters. By knitting yarns that fall in the top range for a standard gauge machine and in the lower range for a chunky machine, this machine can deliver the best of both worlds.
Specifications:10.36 lbs, 42.6" long150 NeedlesStitch design patterning with manual selection. Tuck, Tuck Stitch in Color, Slip, Slip Stitch in Color,Fair Isle, Plating, Plated in Color, Garter Stitch, Moss Stitch, Cable Stitch, Lace Knitting, Open Work, Cord Knitting and Mock English Rib13 mm (2 gauge) when using every other needle150 needlesMultiple types of stitches: stockinet, tuck, slip, plating, and fair isle (by slip stitch - one yarn feeder only)Handles medium to super extra thick yarn Included Accessories:Edge weights and full bed width weightsRow counterneedle pushers 1x1, 2x1, 3x1,3 x transfer tools1 latch tool 2 x table clampsKnitting gauge scale rule2 x ravel cordsTwo way yarn mastTapestry needle
Silver Reed Knitting Machine SK-280
This standard model punch card machine is designed for smooth, trouble-free, operation and durability.
Thanks to its punch card system and other advanced features, even beginners can produce expert results with the minimum of fuss and bother. For greater flexibility, the various options available enable you to upgrade the machine as your skills improve.
Stitch types include fair isle, tuck, slip, punch lace, weaving, plaiting, and motifs
Dimensions: 1110 x 205 x 93 mm
Weight: 11.8 kgs
1x2 transfer tool
1x3 transfer tool
2x3 transfer tool
2 claw weights
20 pre-punched design cards
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