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Exploring machine knitting and other crafts



Cloche Hat

I had a request for a cloche hat, and this pattern by fit the bill. It incorporated some techniques that were new to me including a picot hem, decorative chain stitch, and garter bar decreases. Machine Type Bulky Pattern Slisen's... Continue Reading →


Oversized shrug

A perfect beginner project because of how simple but gratifying it is, this shrug was my first project on the SK155. Machine Type Bulky with Ribber Materials 3 skeins (about 600g) of Bernat Premium. Ravelry indicates this yarn is discontinued,... Continue Reading →

Another pair of Felted Slippers

Instructions and details on making felted slippers can be found on my Felted Slippers post. This was my second try at the Felted Slippers. The first pair ended up quite large, despite putting it through two cycles in my top... Continue Reading →

Bulky Socks

I decided to try and make a pair of socks on the bulky machine. I have made many pairs on the standard gauge, but was curious how they would turn out on the bulky. It also gave me the opportunity... Continue Reading →

Felted Slippers

These cozy felted slippers are easy to make and a wonderful gift for someone who appreciates hand made items. They are made on a single bed, so no ribber required. Machine Type Bulky Materials 200g of worsted weight wool (not... Continue Reading →

Singer SK155 and SR155 Resources

A collection of resources pertaining to the Singer SK155 knitting machine and the SR155 ribber. The SK155 is a bulky/chunky flat bed knitting machine with a 12 stitch punch card mechanism. My machine was likely made in the early 1980s,... Continue Reading →

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