Holding Position

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Can someone please explain how I use the holding position on the Silver Reed. I thought I needed to bring the relevant needles all the way out, but when I did that the carriage knitted the stitches back in!

I am a SR knitter but not familiar with the 260 I use an 840. However I am sure that all SRs are similar.

You still have to put the required needles to UWP BUT then you have to set the Russel levers so that the KM does not knit them back. these are the 2 markers at the front of the carriage above the fabric presser. They are marked l and ll. l holds all UWP needles and ll knits all needles back.

ozmartian
2010-06-03 19:39:09
In addition to pulling all your needles forward into the “D” position you need to put your “Russell levers” to position 1. This stops your needles knitting back in. Position 11 is what I suspect your Russel Levers are set at now.

Your “Russel Levers” are on the carriage just above the arm at the front right and left.

Hope this helps

Glenys Elaine
2009-11-08 11:24:50
I am a SR knitter but not familiar with the 260 I use an 840. However I am sure that all SRs are similar.

You still have to put the required needles to UWP BUT then you have to set the Russel levers so that the KM does not knit them back. these are the 2 markers at the front of the carriage above the fabric presser. They are marked l and ll. l holds all UWP needles and ll knits all needles back.

ozmartian
2010-06-03 19:39:09
In addition to pulling all your needles forward into the “D” position you need to put your “Russell levers” to position 1. This stops your needles knitting back in. Position 11 is what I suspect your Russel Levers are set at now.

Your “Russel Levers” are on the carriage just above the arm at the front right and left.

Hope this helps

Glenys Elaine
2009-11-08 11:24:50
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