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Silver Reed Knitting Machines


SK 840 Electric Standard Gauge

Create Fine Intricate Knitwear for You, Your Family and Friends

Silver Reed's 4.5mm standard gauge knitting machine has always been a favorite for fingering, sport and fine novelty yarns. Now, as part of the exciting new Modular System, the SK 840 allows you to expand your options even further with electronic innovations you never thought possible!

The SK840 sets the standard that other machines aspire to. Now you can start the garment in the morning and wear it to dinner in the evening. Just imagine what you can create with your Silver SK 840.

Silver Reed Electronic machines requires one of these for pattern knitting:

  • #99627 Design-A-Knit (PC Program) and #99041 Silver Link #5 connecting cable. This lets you create your own garments and patterns. It includes: several hundred patterns, reads designs with .PAT or .STP extensions, reads garment design with .SHP extensions, and knit from screen.


  • #99650 Silver Knit Cable. Lets you knit patterns designed in formats PAT, STP, CUT, DAT, PBM, BPT, PCX, PGM, BMP, STC, TXT, PPM, CST, STB, and NIT. Allows you to make variations to the designs (reversed, double wide, mirror, ect.). It is knit from screen with no other software required.


  • #99042 PC 10 Electronic Pattern Controller. Draws you own designs. Has 100 designs built in and requires no other software.

If you have any questions, please call: 1-800-735-8266.

Needle Pitch:  

4.5 mm (5.6 gauge)
Number of Needles: 200 needles
Pattern Size:  200 stitches wide
Net Weight: 13.0 kg  (28.6 lbs)
Dimensions (L x W x H):  1120 x 205 x 98 mm

SK 840 Knitting Carriage


Stitch types include:  Stockinet, Fairisle, Tuck, Slip, Punch Lace, Motif , Weaving, Plating, and many more.

Silver Reed Attachments for SK 840 Electronic Standard Gauge



SK840 Electric Standard Gauge Knitting Machine



Book Shipping Information:

For Priority Mail shipping, add $8.00 to the price of the book.  If ordering two or more books, add $.50 to each additional book plus the initial $8.00.

Machines, Attachments and Accessories Shipping Information:
Although the shopping cart says "free shipping", shipping cost will be added at the time of processing your order. Your total will not reflect shipping charges for these products.

All shipping charges are quoted for the continental United States.

Note: A disk that has a separate stock number is considered the same as an additional book.

*Please note the price increases for any shipments as of 4-15-19
Ordering Information: Cone Shipping Information:
E-mail: kks@knitknackshop.com 1 cone $10.00
Phone: (765) 985-3164 2 cones $13.00
Toll Free 800-735-TAMM or (8266) 3 cones $16.00
Fax: (888) 648-3902 4 cones $17.00
    5 - 9 cones $20.00
    10 plus cones $24.00
Mailing: Knit Knack Shop, Inc.    3378 West  550 North     Peru, IN  46970