Category: 24-hole punchcards

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Brother KH894 knitting machine.

    Brother KH894 knitting machine is a Japan-made standard-gauge knitting machine with 200 needles and 4.5 mm distance between the needles. It can knit patterns automatically. The patterns are predetermined by the punch card. The punchcard reader gets the information from the punchcards and then assists in selecting appropriate needles. On the Japanese market, it is…

  • KnitKing KH830 knitting machine

    KnitKing KH830 knitting machine

    KnitKing KH830 knitting machine is another brand name for the Japanese knitting machine manufactured and released to the market by Brother Co. It is also known as Brother KH830 and, with the exception of the branding, is identical to it. Thus, read all the details of Brother KH830 in a separate blog entry.

  • Brother KH890 knitting machine

    Brother KH890 knitting machine

    Brother KH890 knitting machine was manufactured and released to the market in 1979. It is a metal flatbed knitting machine with 200 needles, positioned 4.5 mm apart. This is a standard gauge machine. It has the ability to accept patterns in the form of punch cards. The punch-card reader (which accepts 24-hole (in one row)…

  • 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…

  • Brother KH871 knitting machine

    Brother KH871 knitting machine

    I did not have experience with this machine and the pictures below were provided by someone else. It is a standard (4.5 mm) gauge machine  with 200 needles and patterning capabilities through punchcards. It is also branded as Palie (similar to some other models). It is a standard machine with built-in knit leader. It seems…

  • 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…

  • Studio mod. 326 knitting machine

    Studio mod. 326 knitting machine

    Studio mod.326 knitting machine appeared on the market in 1976. It is sometimes comes under different names, like Singer and/or Silver Reed. It features flat metal bed with 200 needles, located 4.5 mm apart, which makes this machine standard-gauge. It also has a punch-card reading mechanism for advanced and “automatic” patterning using tuck, slip and…

  • 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…