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Tag: antique

  • Circular Machine Knitting

    Circular Machine Knitting

    I’ve been looking at Circular Sock-knitting Machines (CSMs) for years and could never justify the expense – they’re usually in the $1500-$2000 range for a used antique and buying one new … well. Dean and Bean 3D print them for under $1k (or you can print your own), but I’ve heard that a metal machine…

  • TBT: My Mother’s Darning Eggs

    My mother is a retired seamstress (in that she no longer takes customers, but will still help me with projects) and was often offered sewing-related items by her customers. She’s also the only daughter of a seamstress, who is the daughter of a seamstress, who is … well, you get the idea, and all the…

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