Category: Singer

  • PS-150 punchcard needle selector

    PS-150 punchcard needle selector

    PS-150 needle selector was invented to work with bulky Singer/Silver Reed/Studio knitting machines capable of only manual stitch manipulations. Basically, it works like a punchcard-reading mechanism but not quite automatically. A special ruler is inserted into the slot, in which one row of the punchcard pattern is visible. The pins on the ruler are pushed…

  • Singer MemoMatic 328 knitting machine

    Singer MemoMatic 328 knitting machine

    Singer MemoMatic 328 knitting machine was released to the market in 1978. It is a standard-gauge (4.5 mm) knitting machine with 200 needles. I have not had a chance to work with this machine yet so the pictures below were provided by someone else and published here with permission. It closely resembles Singer/Studio 326 knitting…

  • Singer MemoMatic 321 knitting machine

    Singer MemoMatic 321 knitting machine

    Singer MemoMatic 321 knitting machine appeared on the market in 1972. It is a standard-gauge knitting machine (which means the needles are 4.5 mm apart) with 200 needles. It can come under other brand names, like Studio and/or Silver Reed. It features flat metal bed with 200 needles, located 4.5 mm apart, which makes this…

  • Singer HK100 knitting machine

    Singer HK100 knitting machine

    Singer HK100 knitting machine is a plastic flat bed knitting machine. The needles are large and are 8 mm apart. It was released to the marker in 1983. The simplicity of this machine (only basic/manual patterning capabilities) and its plastic bed makes me think that the target audience was the hobbyists, looking to destash their…

  • Singer MemoMatic 700 knitting machine

    Singer MemoMatic 700 knitting machine

    Singer MemoMatic 700 knitting machine appeared on the market in 1985. It is one of the last punch-card models manufactured by Singer. (Other known names might be Silver Reed and Studio). Maybe this is why most machines I encountered and knitted on come in such a great shape. Singer MemoMatic 700 is a standard-gauge knitting…

  • Singer MemoMatic 210 knitting machine

    Singer MemoMatic 210 knitting machine

    The Singer MemoMatic 210 knitting machine is a metal flatbed machine with 200 needles, set 4.5 mm. It is a standard-gauge knitting machine manufactured by the Japanese company Singer. It appeared on the market in 1987. My research indicates that Singer MemoMatic 210 knitting machine might have been released to the market AFTER its very…

  • Singer Memo-Matic 360K Knitting machine

    Singer Memo-Matic 360K Knitting machine

    Singer MemoMatic 360K knitting machine is a flat metal bed machine with 200 needles, positioned 4.5 mm apart. It is a standard gauge knitting machine manufactured by Japanese company Singer. It is the same machine often branded as Studio Mod 360K. Sometimes similar machines are branded as Silver Reed. It was released to the market…