Category: Electronic

  • Passap E6000 knitting machine

    The Passap E6000 knitting machine was the second to last knitting machine manufactured by the Swiss company Passap. It was released to the market in 1988. I am a proud owner of one. I consider myself an intermediate-level knitter but I gotta tell you: the learning curve on Passap E6000 is so steep, that I…

  • 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…

  • Brother KH940 electronic knitting machine

    I am now a lucky owner of a Brother KH940 electronic knitting machine. While exploring it, I discovered that it is identical (even the way it looks) to the Brother KH930 knitting machine but has more memory so I don’t have to split my DAK pattern into several parts to knit it on the machine,…

  • KnitKing IV electronic knitting machine

    KnitKing IV electronic knitting machine

    KnitKing Compuknit IV is the brand name of the Japanese knitting machine made by Brother. It is also known as Brother KH940. The other brand name of the same machine is Topical -3 (yes, the same as an alternative name for the KH930 machine, which again emphasizes the very close similarity between KnitKing IV and…

  • KnitKing III electronic knitting machine

    KnitKing III electronic knitting machine

    KnitKing III is the brand name of the Japanese Knitting machine Brother KH930. Read all the details of this machine in the article dedicated to Brother KH930, including capabilities and pros and cons. Other known names are ElectroKnit 930(e), CompuKnit III and/or Topical-3.

  • Passap E8000 knitting machine

    Passap E8000 knitting machine is probably my dream machine, but an unachievable dream because I understand that this is a completely different beast and is unlike any other knitting machine. Passap E8000 was the last machine manufactured by the Swiss company Passap. It was released to the market in 1997. So, while I am looking…

  • Brother KH930 electronic knitting machine

    Brother KH930 electronic knitting machine

    Brother KH930 knitting machine was released to the market in 1986. It comes with at least two color variations: standard yellow/brown and white/bluish color combinations. Sometimes KH930 is branded as ElectroKnit and/or CompuKnit III and/or KnitKing III or even Topical-3.  The typical variety has a coffee-burgundy color combination and is very likely targeted for Japanese…