Knitting Machines

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Knitting Machines

Brother 230 knitting machine

Brother KH-930 Knitting Machine

Passap Duomatic ("Pinkie")


For self study, please use the Knitting Machine Workshop Syllabus 2014. This provides a detailed outline for mastering the Brother machines.

Knitting Machine Office Hours are held every Monday, 7-9pm, open to the public. If you plan to attend, please RSVP on the PS1 Meet Up page.



Brother KH230 Manual

Brother KH930 Manual



Brother Knitting Techniques

PDF library of Brother guides, manuals, and pattern books.

Additional Tutorials

"Diana Natters On" Video Tutorials

Chart to determine tension dial setting.

How to sew two knitted pieces together.

Weaving in the ends.

Latch tool bind off video. This method is probably best suited for the chunky machine.

Media Files

Brother 230 Cheat Sheet Media:Brother_230_Cheat_Sheet_130323.pdf

Chart to convert hand knit instructions to machine knitting:

Part 1 Media:Conversions_Made_Simple_pt1.pdf

Part 2 & 3 Media:Conversions_Made_Simple.pdf

Pattern for a 4.5 mm needle pusher (1 x 1), for producing with the laser cutter and 1/8" acrylic - it may be very hard to see because the stroke is only 0.05 mm or so. Media:Knitting_comb_from_stl.svg [1]

Useful Links

Pattern Generator: Cellular Automation and Mazes

Knit Knack Shop: accessories and cone yarn

Ravelry's machine knitting page. The forum is a priceless source of advice and info. Free registration required.