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needle bed and carriagesclick to hear

Metal piece with grooves in which the needles are inserted; the carriages slide over it to create a knit.
needle bed and carriages tension dial carriage handle row number display stitch pattern memory accessory box main carriage row counter yarn feeder carriage control dial stitch control buttons color display pattern start key variation keys correction key rail weaving pattern lever weaving pattern brush arm nut arm lace carriage needle bed slide-bar needle bed groove

tension dial click to hear

Graduated dial used to program the size of the stitch.

carriage handle click to hear

Part used to hold and move the main carriage.

row number display click to hear

Screen indicating the number of the next knitting row.

stitch pattern memory click to hear

Keys to place the stitch patterns in memory.

accessory box click to hear

Space designed to house the needles, the needle pushers, the attachments and so forth.

main carriage click to hear

Device used to drag the arm, determine stitch size and type, etc.

row counter click to hear

Part that indicates the number of rows knitted.

yarn feeder click to hear

Part in which the thread is inserted.

carriage control dial click to hear

Button used to choose a type of stitch, select the needles and lift the main carriage from the needle bed.

stitch control buttons click to hear

Buttons used to select a type of stitch (e.g., moss stitch, stocking stitch, garter stitch).

color display click to hear

Screen that posts a number corresponding to a color.

pattern start key click to hear

Key used to repeat a pattern starting with the first row.

variation keys click to hear

Keys used to change the shape of a stitch pattern.

correction key click to hear

Key that is pressed to undo knitting.

rail click to hear

Straight part along which the main carriage moves.

weaving pattern lever click to hear

Switch that is raised to put the machine in knitting mode.

weaving pattern brush click to hear

Brush used to clean the needles.

arm nut click to hear

Button connecting the main carriage to the arm.

arm click to hear

Device pushed over the needles to move them forward or backward, depending on the chosen stitch pattern.

lace carriage click to hear

Device used for knitting lace.

needle bed click to hear

Metal piece with grooves that the needles fit into; it forms a row that reflects the chosen stitch pattern.

slide-bar click to hear

Metal piece with grooves on which the main carriage slides; it guides the main carriage.

needle bed groove click to hear

Grooves where the shanks of the needles appear so they can be moved manually or by using the main carriage.