Gerard Rubio

Founder of Kniterate

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  • Gerard Rubio commented,

    That has a trick. We used elastic yarn with Yarn 4 during cast on to get a nicer shape and finish, it also gives a better fit around the head. See black elastic yarn at the bottom of the beanie.Bel...

  • Gerard Rubio commented,

    If issues persist, the next thing would be to look at the bind-off to understand what exactly goes wrong with those dropped stitches. To do that, you'd have to remove the brushes (please follow the...

  • Gerard Rubio commented,

    Cadenzaclothes that little tug to the stitch before it gets transferred is useful. Something I would do is add some rolldown when transfers are done, before knitting the next row. Happy to modify/r...

  • Gerard Rubio commented,

    Cadenzaclothes Thanks for sharing some pictures over email. The bind-off stitches look ok to me.  Do the drop stitches ever happen in the same needle/s? I know this same file worked well for Robe...

  • Gerard Rubio commented,

    The brushes look ok, I think they could still last a good while. To understand when they need to be changed, you can run the machine at a low speed and check if the brushes are still opening ALL th...

  • Gerard Rubio commented,

    Thanks for sharing that info Robert Ingemarsson!

  • Gerard Rubio commented,

    In order to sort out the brush positioning, could you try the following instructions to increase the gap between brushes?  The idea is that there is a gap between brushes so they don't touch. As R...

  • Gerard Rubio commented,

    This is beautiful OJ. Thanks for sharing!

  • Gerard Rubio commented,

    Great to see scarves are coming out much nicer. As Robert pointed, check the yarn tensioner on the left of the machine. Try increasing the yarn tension by moving the pink sliders downwards a bit. R...

  • Gerard Rubio commented,

    plasmatopia These kinds of movements to reposition feeders are a bit of a compiler glitch. Most of the time work fine but in some more challenging scenarios like yours, fail. Alex has been cleaning...