The Nintendo Knitting Machine: Allowing You to Knit Sweaters on Your NES

Nintendo Knitting Machine

Nintendo has always been considered an innovative gaming company, but unfortunately consumers don’t see half of what they come up with. For example, did you know that back in the 1980’s Nintendo had a prototype for a Nintendo knitting machine? Yes, we’re talking about an actual knitting machine that hooked up to your NES and[Read More]

Warp Knitting and Weft Knitting Basics

Warp Knitting and Weft Knitting

Warp knitting and weft knitting are technical terms used to describe machine knitting. These terms describe both the length and width of yarn used, as well as how many needles on a machine get used. While the average hand-knitter does not usually know much about warp knitting and weft knitting, it is good information to[Read More]

Is Machine Knitting the Answer?

When knitters begin knitting for profit, especially if they are profiting directly from their knitted items, it can be most beneficial to increase knitting production. One of the easiest ways to increase production is by doing machine knitting and automating as much of your work as possible. While there may be some knitters who prefer[Read More]

Machine Knitting for Fun and Profit

Knitting throughout the ages has enjoyed both peaks and ebbs in popularity but there have always been some people who had difficulty handling the knitting needles and thus, used to be unable to attempt knitting to see whether they enjoyed it or not. For the last few hundred years, knitting machines have made it possible[Read More]

Machine Knitting Success Story From Linda

Linda's story is another great example of finding a niche and creating a successful knitting business that has grown and developed over her lifetime. In this interview, she gives some valuable tips and advice about knitting jobs and how to make your knitting and crochet business a success. How long have you been knitting and[Read More]

Machine Knitting Success Story – Diana from Wizardknits

Diana learned to knit from her great grandmother, and although she didn't realise it at the time, the skills she developed put her on the path to becoming a true “knitterpreneur”. Like so many knitting businesses, it started as a hobby and grew over time into a full-time occupation. Now Diana enjoys spending her days[Read More]