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Thread: Chunky knit master machine

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    Senior Member newjeepgreen's Avatar
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    Chunky knit master machine

    Hi, many years ago I did machine knitting and bought a knit master chunky 155 professional machine. I have had it in storage and got my hubby to bring it down the attic last night. It is like new and I would love to have a go with it. I used to knit mohair mostly but was wonder if anyone on the board does machine knitting as an extra hobby.
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    I have Brother standard and chunky knitting machines. i used to belong to a 'guild' in south Florida. i even knit the formal dress for my daughter's wedding. I also have the Design-a-Knit software program. I still use it, but prefer quilting. These are some of the preemie hats I knit on the standard machine.
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    Hats are very cute. Babies will love the warmth.
    Beautiful table runner they are setting on.
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    I have several machines. If you have just gotten it out of storage, one of the first things you will need to do is change the sponge bar and make sure you lubricate the carriage and needle tips. I need to get at least one of mine out and set it up. I'm having too much sewing right now, though!
    Regina in Richmond, KY

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    love those hats and the table topper.
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    I bought a knitting machine from a friend a few years ago, and lost the girlfriend that was going to be my knitting buddy and learn together. I can't find a guild or group to join in my area to learn....any suggestions how else to find one besides goggle!
    I live in Melbourne, Florida...east coast, just south of Cocoa Beach.
    Thanks for any suggestions!!!

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    Another interesting hobby

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    Great preemie caps.
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    I have a Brothers have had for years, did some knitting on it, then got involved in other sewing/crafts while working, still in good condition and would be ready to go if I got ambitious again, I'm on to quilts now.

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    I also have 2 Brother knitting machines. I dug them out of storage to start knitting again. I need a few parts but can't seem to find anywhere to purchase them. Can anybody help? I live in New Hampshire.

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    Check with the Knit Knack Shop in Peru, Indiana. Also, Clearwater Knits (I can't remember where her shop is) also carries machine knitting supplies. I used to live near the one in Indiana and really like them.
    Regina in Richmond, KY

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