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Patterns to Use with Mattel Knitting Machine

I just got a Mattel knitting machine at an estate sale. I want to find cool patterns for making things with the tubes or circles that it makes. I have the general instructions, but want to know how to turn the pieces into afghans, scarves, and sweaters. Also can you make socks with it? I already tried Google and Ask but came up empty handed. Anything you have done that would help. Thanks!

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December 17, 20080 found this helpful

Hi,

Here is a link to a site that has several patterns for you to try:

http://tinyurl.com/3m35m8

or this link (same):

http://www.knitting-and.com/barbie-knitter/index.html

Merry Christmas and I hope this helps!

A great read: John 3: 16

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December 19, 20080 found this helpful

My mother made a beautiful afghan out of the Matell Knitting machine circles. Unfortunately I don't have it anymore as after she died in 2004, I gave it to her namesake grand daughter. Best I remember, she just sewed the circles together. My mother was very good about experimenting with her own designs and doubt that she had any instructions.

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December 21, 20080 found this helpful

Thanks! I appreciate the info you have both provided. Have a blessed Christmas and New Year!

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December 22, 20080 found this helpful

You tube has some wonderful videos of knitting machines

I just goggled

"mattel knitting machine" and I am still going through the google list finding new sites.

http://www.decoraccentsinc.com/Instructions_for_Knitting_Looms_s/12.htm

http://www.loomroom.com/

This person is spoken about a lot on sites --- even on HGTV knitter show http://www.isela.typepad.com/

https://www.knittingboard.com/Articles.asp?ID=157

Here are just some that I have found on google.

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Anonymous Flag
January 4, 20090 found this helpful

All the best to you too, Pghgirl40 from Pittsburgh! Thank you and Happy New Year!

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