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Brother KX-395

The Brother KX-395 is a plastic convertible machine. The needles are captive in the main part of the bed; the gauge can be changed by swapping the combs. The 9mm combs prevent every other needle from coming forward. The machine uses a sponge strip to tension the needles. The needles are actually midgauge needles (identical to the needles for the LK150).

Patterning capability: the machine has slip and intarsia functions. The carriage can also do plating. Any patterning is selected manually.

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Specifications

  • Single bed knitting machine
  • Convertible 4.5mm/9mm needle gauge
  • Manual patterning: slip, plating, intarsia
  • Plastic bed
  • 220 needles in 4.5mm gauge & 110 using 9mm gauge

Recommended yarn

  • English 2ply up to aran

Accessories included with machine

  • Weighted cast on comb in sections
  • 2 claw weights
  • Spare needles
  • Row counter
  • Tension mast

Available accessories (sold separately)

  • KA7668 Needle selector device