0543Mid-Gauge Basics + Much More…..


0543 Mid-Gauge Basis + Much More…

Basic Techniques for the LK150 & All Manual Mid-Gauge Machines

~ Lessons ~ Patterns ~ Row by Row Instructions ~ Color Phots


The pattern in this book are written specifically for the LK 150, but notes have b

The patterns in this book are written specifically for the LK 150, but notes have been added for other machines. The techniques work the same with bulky machines, but the patterns will need a tension & yarn adjustments.

This book has patterns to help you use all the functions on the carriage. If you have any questions – refer to your manual for a more detailed explanation of each lever or setting on your particular machine.

This book contains basic techniques for the LK 150, and all Mid-Gauge and Bulky Machines. Book also includes lessons, patterns, row by row instructions, and color photos.

General Information: purchases to consider;

  • How to read the needle set-up; machine information
  • Carriage information (LK 150)
  • Carriage information (Brother Bulky)
  • Most used abbreviations
  • ‘E’ cast on; quick cast on
  • Latch tool cast on
  • Latch tool bind off
  • Yarns; tensions
  • Knitting
  • Changing colors
  • Carriage side & opposite the carriage
  • Increase & decrease
  • Increase, decrease & short row formulas
  • Bars & knots
  • Fold line (turning ridge)
  • Salvage edge
  • Buttonholes (vertical)
  • Buttonholes (horizontal)
  • Latching panels & together
  • Latching end panels together
  • Seaming; fringe
  • Blocking
  • Sew off stitches
  • How to make a cord
  • tension swatch
  • Make a swatch & using the yellow gauge scale (measuring the swatch)
  • Make a swatch & using the standard ruler (measuring the swatch)
  • How to wrap the edges of a single motif.

Also includes: new techniques (graphs);

  • Lesson #1 – stocking hat
  • Lesson #2 – scarf
  • Lesson #3 – Christmas stocking
  • Lesson #4 – basic baby cardigan; slip stitch (slip stitch pillow cover)
  • Tuck stitch (dish cloth, tuck stitch scarf
  • Matching tuck stitch hat
  • Lacy tuck stitch afghan)
  • Plating (triangle wrap)
  • Cables (cabled baby blanket)
  • Lace (lace wrap)
  • Short rows (easy lined slippers).

Additional information

Weight .3 lbs
Dimensions 11 × 8 × .5 in