Silver Reed SK840
Silver Reed Electronic

Silver Reed Electronic Knitting Machine SK840


Silver Reed Knitting Machine

This is top-of-the-line when it comes to knitting machines. It has everything; Silver Reed quality, reliability and most of all it is computerised, meaning, with the right accessories and Windows software you can knit just like the professionals.

Silver Reed SK840 is a 4.5mm standard gauge knitting machine with a metal bed of 200 needles allowing you to knit 3-ply, 4-ply and light weight DK yarns.

It uses clever internal electronics and gives the opportunity and innovations you never thought possible, with unlimited scope for unique fabric creation and high knitting speed.

Using the Silver Reed SK840 gives you an unparalleled ability to customise your knitting. No matter what your creative mind produces, you now have the ability to knit it within a few days.

To make the most of the SK840 you need Silverlink 5 and/or DesignaKnit

DesignaKnit 9 (available separately)
Windows based software to run on your PC.
Used to design stitch patterns in multi colour, slip stitch, tuck stitch or texture. Also it has the ability to convert images and photos in to stitches.
It also includes lace tool for creating lace designs for use with a lace carriage.
You would need Silverlink 5 to upload the designs you have created to use with the SK840 or SK830 knitting machine.
Read more about the DesignaKnit 9 software.

SIlverlink 5 (available separately)
Links your PC to the SK840 or SK830 knitting machine.

SRP60N Ribber (available separately)
Another option often purchased with the SK840 is the ribber. Used to produce professionally knitted ribs or double Jacquard.

Accessories included with the SK840:
Accessory box which doubles and an handy tray for tools, 2 x Clamp, Transfer Tool 1-2, 1-3 and 2-3, Carriage Connection Cable, Point Cams, Needle Cams, Knit Contour Feeding Cam, Needle Pusher, 3 x Spare Needles, Latch Tool, Tapestry Needle, 3 x Cast-on Threads, Cleaning Brush, Oil, 2 x Claw Weight, 4 x Yarn Separator (Spoons), Carriage Fastener, Gauge Scale, Built-in Row Counter, Crochet hook as well as the tension post, arm and dual yarn guides.

Sweaters, cushions, scarves, snoods, hot water bottle covers, dresses, skirts, leggins, bags, vintage twin sets, tree cosies, cat beds, bunting,  blankets and more can all be made on a knitting machine. Great for stash busting and the satisfying feeling of getting your project finished. Come join in the machine knitting fun!