Brother_Passap: traveling between brands

This is the start of a new spreadsheet for between-brands vocabulary. The Brother stats in the spreadsheet below apply to 4.5 mm. standard machines punchcard from likely the 830 model and afterward, and electronic models that followed.

A previous post on yarns info included these guidelines provided for knitting using Jaggerspun yarn. I have no affiliation with the company. I do still continue to use some of their “lines” and have a great appreciation for all their yarns. I obtained permission from the company to share content. The bottom 2 yarns, superfine merino, and zephyr wool silk are both 2/18. Joella Knitworks was a publication in the 90s on Passap knitting. A Ravelry question back in 2014 led me to dig up a copy of an article I wrote for the newsletter in 1998 on using tech 129 for adapting Japanese patterns for use on Passap, shared as a pdf, offered here as images

Brother dbj ribber settings

Two of my former handouts on Passap lock settings and techniques  There are interesting differences between needle hook sizes that many of us experience or guess at when not obvious. This was shared by a PassapKnits member, “DT”, last October. I am sharing his observations here with his permission. The group has now moved from Yahoo to, offers a wealth of information on Passap knitting machines A cross-brand guide from a long since out-of-print magazine, Machine Knitter’s Source


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