Our featured post from Crafters Dictionary is the transfer tool.
Definition: This is a tool with a prong or prongs on one end or both ends of the tool that is used in transferring stitches from one needle to another on a knitting machine.
Types of Knitting Machine Transfer Tool
There are different types of transfer tools.
1 by 3 transfer tool: The one-needle prong moves one stitch at a time while the three-needle prongs enable the transferring of three stitches at once.
1 by 2 transfer tool:
2 by 3 transfer tool:
7-needle transfer tool:
Uses of the Transfer tool
- Moving stitches for cable knitting.
- Transferring stitches when increasing or decreasing stitches, especially in shaping the arm-hole of a garment.
- Transferring stitches for fully fashion increase or decrease.
- Transferring stitches when casting off the stitches.
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