Manual/Basic knitting machines

If you are new to machine knitting on flatbed machines, and you just got a machine, consider the beginner-friendly projects I recommended to all my students and customers.

Standard:

Brother KH35, 4.5 mm

Brother KH212, 4.5 mm

Brother KH218, 4.5 mm

Brother KH311

Brother KH341, 4.5mm, foldable, plastic bed

Brother Profile 500

Jones Simplicity

JUKI K-821, 4.5 mm, metal

Silver Reed SK101, metal

Silver Reed SK102, metal

Silver Reed SK103, metal

Silver Reed SK105, metal, 4.5 mm

Silver Reed SK106, metal

Toyota APK

Toyota K 104

Toyota K 108

Mid-gauge

Brother KX350, plastic bed, 7 mm

Brother KX355, plastic bed, 7 mm

Brother KH355, plastic bed, 7 mm, with electronic knit leader

Brother KH370, plastic bed

Brother KH380, plastic bed, 7 mm

KnitKing Simple Seven, plastic bed, 7 mm

Silver Reed SK110

Silver Reed LK150, 6.5 mm

Silver Reed SK160, 6.5 mm

Silver Reed SK200, 6.5 mm

Silver Reed LK2200, 6.5 mm

Bulky:

Brother KH210, metal, 9 mm

Brother KH220, metal, 9 mm

Brother KH230, metal, 9 mm

Silver Reed SK120 (Kantan Bulky), metal, 8 mm

Silver Reed SK121, metal, 11 mm

Silver Reed SK150

Silver Reed SK151

Singer HK100, plastic, 8 mm

Dual gauge/convertible

Brother KH360, 4.5/9 mm, plastic bed

Brother KH390, 4.5/9 mm, plastic bed

Brother KH395, 4.5/9 mm, plastic bed

Brother KX395, 4.5/9 mm, plastic bed

Brother KH400, 4.5/9 mm, plastic bed