Category: Metal bed

  • Brother KH801 knitting machine

    Brother KH801 knitting machine

    Brother KH801 is a knitting machine very similar (if not identical with the exception of all writing being in Japanese) to the Brother KH800 available in the US used and vintage markets. All Japanese writing on the carriage, box and case of Brother KH801 makes me think that it was released to only Japanese markets.…

  • Brother KH965i knitting machine

    Brother KH965i knitting machine

    Brother knitting machine KH965i is a slightly updated version of the Brother KH965 machine. Read about their differences in my other post. Brother KH965i was released to the market in the early 1990s (in 1992 or a bit later). It is a standard-gauge knitting machine with 200 needles situated 4.5 mm apart. This machine is…

  • Brother KH965 knitting machine

    Brother KH965 knitting machine

    Brother Electroknit KH965 knitting machine is a knitting machine capable of needle selection and patterning with an electronically controlled drive. (You still need to move the handle of the knitting carriage by yourself unless you have a motor.) This wonderful machine was released to the market in 1992 by Brother. It has 200 needles like…

  • KnitKing KH260 knitting machine

    KnitKing KH260 knitting machine

    KnitKing KH260 knitting machine is a bulky (9 mm gauge) machine and is a copy of the Brother KH260 just under a different name. This model is also known as KnitKing PC Bulky.

  • 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 KH800 knitting machine

    Jones KH800 knitting machine is identical to Brother KH800 knitting machine. By the way, it is super easy to make your own punchcards for this machine out of regular printing paper. See my video and read a separate blog article on how to do it. 

  • Brother KH800 knitting machine

    Brother KH800 knitting machine

    Brother KH800 was manufactured in 1971. It is a standard (4.5 mm between the needles) gauge knitting machine with 200 needles. It comes in a unique bright emerald-green color and has a wide bed, which makes this machine heavier than usual. The standard setup should come with two screw-on handles: one for the main carriage…

  • Brother KH820 knitting machine

    Brother KH820 knitting machine

    Brother KH820 knitting machine appeared on the market in 1974. It is a standard-gauge (4.5 mm) knitting machine with 200 needles. It is the first machine with this more modern design. The same basic design was used on all consequent punchcard-capable knitting machines. Its predecessors (KH800) had simpler punch card capabilities. Another older model (KH810,…

  • Jones KH820 knitting machine

    … while I am working on putting the gallery together for the Jobes KH820, i wanted to let you know that it is the same machine as Brother KH820.

  • Jones KR551 ribber

    Jones KR551 ribber

    Jones ribber with the model number KR551 is identical to the Brother KR551 ribber. It fits Jones/Brother 4-pushbutton knitting machines, often available in my shop.

  • Jones KH551 knitting machine

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