Canadian Machine Knitting Resource
Used knitting machines, accessories, and books for sale/wanted in Canada
If you have a machine for sale or you are looking for a particular machine,
email me (Roni)
the ad., letting me know where you live, your phone number or your e-mail
if you would like those in your ad. too and I will post it here. Also a photo if you have it. The same goes for accessories,
books and for manuals for machines. Please put "ad." in the title so that it is clear that you wish to
place an ad. (eg., "Ad. Studio 360"). Please note that I do not have these items for sale myself personally (unless stated) I am just doing
this to help machine knitters. And,
please, please, let me know when you sell the item or find the item you are looking for so that I can
remove the ad (if the ad is over
a year old I will remove it anyway).
Canadian dollars plus actual postage/shipping unless otherwise stated.
For Sale: Mary Anne in Burlington, Ontario, Canada has a Silver Link 1 cable interface, specific for use with Silver Reed/Studio/Singer Electronic Knitting Machines. SK 560/580/840/860/890.
This cable is used WITHOUT the PE1 patterning accessory. Computer + DAK+ curly cord to machine carriage.
She used it with WIN7. It has a serial port. An adapter is readily purchased for use on a computer with a USB port.
Many knitters run DAK on an older, slower computer. CPU speed of the computer is not necessary for efficient use of DAK and interactive knitting.
$130.00 US including shipping by Canada Post. Paypal OK.
Mary Anne can be reached at email@example.com
Andrew in Hatzic, British Columbia has quite a few items for sale including a knitting machine. He has lots of manuals/books/patterns for sale for both Passap/Brother/Studio knitting machines. You can find the list here for the books and patterns Andrew's List of books & patterns and photos of other items below.
Contact Andrew at firstname.lastname@example.org to purchase
Andrew also has a set of pattern books with cards that he is asking $150 for. These are 24 stitch punch cards that can be used on the Silver Reed/Studio knitting machines and also the Brother punch card knitting machines by adjusting the start row. Here's the list of what is on offer:-
Series 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31 (the inside cover of each book says that the book was compiled as accessories for the Cardmatic machine. Each set has a full set of cards, pre-punched to match the patterns in the book. Also series 58 special fair isle cards.
Also included is another set of 61 to 70 series and the 81 to 90 series pre-punched cards but without the pattern book.
And if that wasn't enough he has six packs of blank cards - 24 wide plus one pack of cards with 5 unused sheets. A few photos below.
As you might have guessed Andrew is decluttering so next he has this
Brother KR 900E Ribber for Sale - this is the same as the KR850
Asking Price is $200 Cdn.
Andrew also has a vintage KnitKnit knitting machine for sale - asking price is $100
If you are interested in the vintage KnitKing contact Andrew at email@example.com
|Joyce in Lacombe, Alberta, Canada, which is about 30 minutes north of Red Deer is downsizing her knitting machines and accessories and has lots for sale including a Brother KH940, two KG95 Garter carriages, several Brother Knit Leaders, Brother Transfer Carriages, Brother linkers, two PPd's, and two disc drives, 4 Garter Bars, lots of books and yarn. Pick up preferred. You can contact her at 403-786-2518 for more information.|
FOR SALE - Nola who lives near Victoria, BC has a BROTHER 930 ELECTRONIC, STANDARD GAUGE KNITTING MACHINE WITH LACE CARRIAGE.
Includes all accessories listed in the manual as well as a few new knitting magazines, Stitchworld pattern book showing the 555 patterns that are built into the machine. (No punching cards you just program in the pattern number.) She says that this machine is in very good condition, and was serviced in January 2018. It's a great machine for new knitters as well as experienced machine knitters.
If you are in the Victoria and surrounding area she has a sturdy metal stand for the machine which she will include. Delivery negotiable on Vancouver Island. Email her at firstname.lastname@example.org Price is $400
Nola also has a Brother Transfer Carriage Model KA-7100 , KA-8300 Excellent Condition. Works on most Brother Standard Gauge machines (830,840,860,881,910,930,940). You can transfer stitches for following patterns, 1x1 Rib, 2x2 Rib, 2X1 Rib, Full Needle Rib. Asking $20. If interested email her at email@example.com
|WANTED - Kathy who lives near Edmonton is looking for a Studio LK150 (working or not), also the FC6 fair isle carriage, the KR10 or 11 knit radar (contour), LS6 patterning selector, LW1 weaving attachment and AG10 or 11 intarsia carriage. You can contact Kathy at firstname.lastname@example.org|
Check out my page listing Yahoo Groups particularly those that allow buying and selling of machines and accessories
|Updated: February 20, 2019|