Category: Pushbutton

  • 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 Japanese knitting machine manufactured in the very early 1970s. It is a standard gauge with 200 needles. I did not have a chance yet to work on this machine but it is almost identical (in functions) to Brother KH588 and Brother KH710. Brother KH601 differs from KH585 by its color…

  • 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.

  • Genie, the Magic Knitter, knitting machine KH710

    Genie KH710 is manufactured by Brother and branded as Genie. It is identical to the Brother KH710 model of standard-gauge knitting machine. Read about all pros and cons and details about Brother KH710 in a separate article. In the meantime, enjoy pictures of Genie, the Magic Knitter, KH710 below.

  • Brother KH521 knitting machine

    Brother KH521 knitting machine

    Brother KH521 knitting machine is a 4-push button machine with 200 needles, spaced 4.5 apart. It was manufactured in the early 1960s. It is possible that it was released for the Japanese market only judging by the number of writing on the packaging, on the machine and on the carriage in Japanese. I personally did…

  • Brother KR580 ribbing attachment

    Brother KR580 ribbing attachment

    Ribbing attachment Brother KR580 appeared on the market in 1966 to convert 8-push button knitting machines into double-bed knitting setups. I had the privilege to work on the KR580 ribbing attachment and I had a lot of fun learning and exploring this vintage piece of knitting technology. That particular ribber is described in my blog.…

  • Brother KH710 knitting machine

    Brother KH710 knitting machine

    Brother KH710 machine is the first 8-push button machine with all plastic case including the front panels, end-caps, carriage cover and handle. I have seen the same machine branded as Genie KH710. Brother/Genie KH710 knitting machine is a 4.5 mm (standard) gauge machine with 200 needles. It features a metal flat bed and plastic case…