Silver Reed SK280


The Silver Reed SK280 Knitting Machine is one of the few knitting machines still being made today. A simple punch card machine, it is a good machine for beginners, but is built well enough and has enough pattern capabilities to keep you engaged and productive for years to come!


  • Gauge: Standard, 4.5 mm pitch
  • Needles: 200
  • Yarns: Lace weight to DK weight
  • Patterning method: 24 stitch punch card
  • Patterning Types: Fair Isle, Single Motif, Tuck Stitch, Slip Stitch, Punch Lace, Weaving, Plating

Want to clear out your stash?

A new knitting machine can help you work through your stash faster. So satisfying! Purchase a new SK280 knitting machine and start using up that stash!


Included with the original machine:

  • Accessory Box
  • 20 punch card patterns
  • Carriage and Arm
  • Instruction Book
  • Pattern Book
  • Mast Tension unit (rod and auto tensioner and guide)
  • Clamps (2)
  • Needle Pusher
  • Transfer tools (1/2, 2/3, 1/3)
  • Tappet tool (latch tool)
  • Claw weight (2)
  • Ravel cord (3)
  • Card Snap (4)
  • Yarn separator (4)
  • Point cams M (R/L)
  • ¬†Magic Cam (R/L)
  • Latch Needle (3)
  • Tapestry needle
  • Crochet Hook
  • Cleaning Brush
  • Oil
  • Gauge Scale
  • Card Guide
  • Row Counter
  • Carriage Lock

This machine is available new for sale.