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Members Buy/Sell/Trade -- Classifieds
Knitting Machine wanted
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Dec 8, 2012 12:07:18   #
SmoothFox
 
I am open to suggestions. I thought maybe there was someone out there that lost interest and just wants to get rid of a machine. I don't know that much about the machines except I have been looking online at knitting machines. I am not looking for something expensive.

Just something that I can make hats, scarves and maybe a blanket or the squares to put together for a blanket and I'd like to be able to put names on the hats and scarves. Must have instructions and would like one with punch cards and a row counter. I don't want one of those little round machines I see. I wanted one with the slider. Please send pricing details and a picture.

Email me at: SmoothFoxLover@yahoo.com
 
Dec 9, 2012 12:08:31   #
not enough yarn (a regular here)
 
As shipping can be expensive have you put an ad on craigslist(arts crafts section)in your area like WTB knitting machine. You might spur someone in to selling theirs who had not thought about selling it until they seen the ad. I got mine from a garage sale she was asking more but when it didn't sell she contacted me later and I bought it a brother brand for $75.00 with boxes of patterns.
Dec 9, 2012 15:29:23   #
shawcountry
 
I have a Singer 700 (standard 4.5 mm gauge - metal bed) for sale, without ribber. I just bought a brand new sponge bar for it. It is all cleaned and ready to go. Includes pattern paper, punch cards, transfer tools, weights. I am in Southern Ontario (1 hour from Michigan). If you are interested, let me know. I am hoping to get $250 or best offer. Shipping would be extra.
Dec 9, 2012 15:47:31   #
sharon4
 
i have a knitting machine for sale .it is in perfect condition.comes with ribber and many extras. in original boxes and manuels. 200.00 plus shipping. if interested e-mail me schaafsma53@gmail.com my name is sharon
Dec 9, 2012 15:53:16   #
SmoothFox
 
That is a good idea! I just don't know the questions to ask.

Donna
Dec 9, 2012 16:10:41   #
sharon4
 
dont know what shipping would be ,i live in indiana,were are you located? there is 3 boxes and are pretty heavy.
 
Dec 9, 2012 16:28:12   #
SmoothFox
 
I live in FLorence KY
Right by Cincinnati


sharon4 wrote:
dont know what shipping would be ,i live in indiana,were are you located? there is 3 boxes and are pretty heavy.
Dec 9, 2012 16:39:33   #
sharon4
 
give call if interested 219-801-2633. sharon
 
          
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