Are you using different stitch patterns or fair isle patterns all in one garment piece? Here's how you can "split" it so that you can define the sections in DAK.
Why does a Brother machine have needle positions ABDE where a Silver Reed has positions ABCD?
Here's a shell edging that we're going to use for our Empire Dream
Want to make your own cast on rags? Heres how we do it
The wonderous, mosaic, slip stitch!
Wanting to buy books/disks with DAK patterns???? Here are some ideas.
DAK's interface is painful! Here's how you can use copy/paste to make it more tolerable!
We got an official "Silver Reed Design Pencil". But it doesn't seem very special to us!
We really wanted a yarn measuring tool but were too lazy to do it with a yard stick. We read about these interesting devices and decided to make one ourselves
Need a tool to help with dropped stitches or reforming stitches into purls? Try these!
Here's our Fair Isle swatch.
Been wondering what a P-Carriage is? Why do we use a P-Presser? Read on to get the scoop
Here are our thoughts on pattern control for the Silver Reed SK8xx series machines
Heres the Half Fishermans rib described in our manual as English Rib
So, you just got your machine and it comes with tons of little parts that are only occasionally used. How will you remember what they are? We have a labeling system for you.
A bit of lumber from Wilburs scrap yard and we have a beautiful stand for our PE-1
Here's our Half Milano Rib Swatch
We recently purchased some magazines and books from Ebay and WHOA STINK! Here are the methods we used to try to get rid of it.
More info about the elusive "backup battery" in the PE-1
Heres our Full Needle Rib Sample
Are you tired of erasing the blue squares on each new stitch in the Stitch Designer? Heres how you can customize your defaults!
You don't have to memorize the symbols and alphabet soup of SilverReed machines, try our simple idea
This Susanna Lewis book should be a classic. We're determined to make every swatch
We're determined to try Pile Knitting !! Here's the story of our first attempt.
Finally, double bed jacquard with only 2 dropped stitches!