Category: Pushbutton

  • Brother KH511 knitting machine

    Brother KH511 knitting machine

    Brother KH511 is very likely the first pushbutton knitting machine to appear on the market. Its only 4-pushbuttons allow for a more automatic needle selection, activated by the pressing the buttons and rotating the ratchet tool. Its vintage look is similar to the earlier manual-only models: with metal unfolding flaps like KH311. The carriage also…

  • Brother KH811 knitting machine

    Brother KH811 knitting machine

    Brother KH811 is a very unique knitting machine as it (to the best of my knowledge) is the only machine made by Brother (and maybe even the only one in the whole knitting-machine world) that combines punchcard and pushbutton needle selection and pattering mechanisms. It is a standard-gauge knitting machine with 200 needles. It was…

  • Brother KH705 knitting machine.

    Brother KH705 knitting machine.

    Brother KH705 knitting machine is a standard-gauge knitting machine with patterning capabilities performed by 8-pushbutton mechanisms and a control center. It is identical to the Brother KH710 knitting machine.

  • Brother KH120 knitting mahcine

    Brother KH120 knitting mahcine

    Brother KH120 knitting machine is a fine-gauge machine (the distance between needles is 3.6 mm) capable of somewhat automatic needle selection activated by a ratchet tool and eight push buttons. It was very likely released to the market in the very early or mid-1970s because this is when similar standard-gauge 8-pushbutton knitting machines with the…

  • Jones KH585 knitting machine

    Jones KH585 knitting machine

    Jones KH585 knitting machine is a replica of Brother KH585 8-pushbutton knitting machine just under a different brand name. It is a standard-gauge knitting machine with 200 needles spaced apart 4.5 mm. Read more in the corresponding Brother KH585 post.

  • Jones KH588 knitting machine

    Jones KH588 knitting machine

    Jones KH588 knitting machine is an 8-pushbutton standard-gauge knitting machine identical to the Brother KH588 model.

  • Jones KH551 knitting machine

    Jones KH551 is a replica of Brother KH551 knitting machines. Read about it in its own dedicated blog post.

  • Lemair Helvetia Rib Knitting Machine R-700

    This is a double-bed knitting machine manufactured by Lemair Helvetia. It has a somewhat unique design with 8-pushbuttons. I am currently working with the owner of this machine to get more information and pictures. Stay tuned!

  • Brother KH110 knitting machine

    Brother KH110 knitting machine

    Brother KH110 knitting machine is a fine-gauge machine (the distance between needles is 3.6 mm) capable of automatic needle selection with eight push buttons. It was very likely released to the market in the very early 1970s or very late 1960s because this is where similar standard-gauge 8-pushbutton knitting machines with the same functionality and…

  • Brother KH601 knitting machine

    Brother KH601 knitting machine

    Brother KH601 is an 8-push-button standard-gauge (4.5 mm between needles) Japanese knitting machine manufactured in the very early 1970s. It is a standard gauge with 200 needles. I finally had a chance yet to work on this machine and I liked it a lot!!! Here is the video of my tests and the article about…

  • Brother KH571 knitting machine

    Brother KH571 knitting machine

    Brother KH571 knitting machine is an 8-push button knitting machine with a pattern control center. It is a metal flat-bed knitting machine with 200 needles positioned 4.5 mm apart, which makes this knitting machine standard. The machine was very likely released to the market in mid-to-late 1960s. I did not have a chance yet to…

  • Brother KH560 knitting machine

    …Well, a lot of Internet resources mention this model but I cannot find any pictures or information on it…. If you have it, have seen it – email me!! We can collaborate or I can offer a discount in my store. Thank you in advance.