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This BRAND NEW knitting machine was manufactured in Japan and is ready for a new owner. A Silver Reed Model SK 860 (previously these machines were manufactured as Singer or Studio). I have one of my own and love it!

FEATURES of this machine are:

1. Accessory Box with these items-
Clamp (2)
Claw Weight (2)
Ravel Cord (3)
Gauge Scale Yellow ruler
Needle Pusher (flat edge and 1x1 on other side)
Transfer Tools (3) 1x2, 1x3, 2x3
Tapestry needle
Tappet tool
Crochet Hook
Needle -1 cam (2)
Point Cam(4)
Cleaning Brush
Row Coutner
Tuck Brush (2- one left, one right)
Spare needle (2)
Wide Claw Weights (3)
Tension Guide

2. Mid-gauge 6.5mm needle spacing - 150 needles across the bed, uses medium weight yarns or with every-other-needle in work it can take worsted and bulkier weight yarn.

3. Metal bed (unlike the plastic, less-expensive models minimizes wear and tear).
4. Main carriage
5.Tension Rod - holds the yarn
6. Instruction Manual - shows how to set up and use the machine.

The knitting machine comes in its own carry case.

The manual can get you started knitting and online there are lots of tutorials and knitting machine support groups on Yahoo Groups.

Some of the information in the Instruction Book includes:
Setting up the Machine
Names and function of each part
Cast-on and Knitting
Maintaining the machine
Helpful hints

If you’ve been wanting to purchase a knitting machine, this would be a fun machine to own.
While this machine is considered an Electronic machine, for basic knitting, it does not require to be plugged in.

Note: this machine was manufactured to add on equipment, such as EC-1 pattern controller (not included) and a ribber (not included).In order to do electronic patterning, it requires Silver EC1 Electronic Card Reader with Coil Cable, or Design A Knit Software plus Cables if you do not already have one of these systems.

Note shipping price is for Fed-ex ground within 48 contiguous US states - Hawaii or Alaska please inquire for the shipping price.

Knitting Machine New Silver Reed SK 860 for Machine Knitting Mid Gauge 6.5mm Electronic Machine


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