Can you keep a secret?

I  had to wait for everyone to be out of the house.  Snuck the package into my studio.  Had to hide the packing material evidence.

Shhhh…..Don’t tell my better half …. I adopted a new machine!

My new-to-me Brother KX 350 is so much fun!  The 350 is a lighweight (translated: plastic bed) mid-gauge machine.  No patterning, minimum of levers and buttons and knits like a dream!

Reasons for the addition:

  • I “loaned” my Silver Reed LK150 to a knitter
  • I NEEDED a mid-gauge machine
  • It was such a deal!
  • I can take it with me when I travel
  • I needed a mid-gauge to test some new hand knitting yarns that we are promoting with Laurel at handknitting.com
  • Did I mention it was a great deal?
  • Does any of this sound familar?  LOL
  • #NeverTooManyKnittingMachines

BTW – I picked up my new machine from listing our the Knit it Now Classifieds pages.  This service is free and has found new homes for many machines, books and accessories.    http://classified.knititnow.com/

 

My first test with my new machine:

Seraina from Lang yarns

The unusual construction of this yarn appealed to me, plus it’s a closeout $5 off per ball!

 

Seraina: Unusual construction – great colors!

Seraina: Swatched with both the mid-gauge and standard

 

I plan to knit a machine knitting version of this summer top.  What will  you knit with this interesting yarn?

Stay tuned! (Mine will be pink and purple .. .can’t wait!)

 

 

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One thought on “Can you keep a secret?

  1. Margaret

    March 26, 2018 at 6:36am

    Good for you. Heard these were great machines and very portable. What is on your list now for projects for this new machine???

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      Knit it Now

      March 27, 2018 at 3:10am

      The list keeps growing! LOL!

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  2. Meg Stiles

    March 27, 2018 at 4:28pm

    Even cooler, you can buy another and hook them together to make a frankenstein – a monster blanket knitting machine!

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