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Knitting Machine Manuals – Brother, Passap, Studio, Knitmaster, Singer, Silver Reed

So you found a great buy on a used knitting machine. Only one catch – there’s no manual.

Check out some of these free downloads to see if one will work for your Brother, Passap, Studio, Singer, Silver Reed, Knitmaster, Juki, or Toyota machine. Pick the model number closest to your equipment by the same manufacturer. You should be pleasantly surprised at how much information is useful.

When you’ve got your machine up and running, take a peek at the pattern links at the end of this post. There are over 250 pages of scanned sweater, hat, and sock patterns to inspire you.


PLEASE NOTE: As of the end of 2012, Brother has changed their FTP website again. A login screen appears. Thanks to a comment from a reader below, simply type customer in as both the name and password. A list of available downloads will appear.

Brother’s FTP server

The folder is huge. You will have quicker response by downloading the individual manuals listed below. Also, Firefox seems to work better than Safari when trying to access the site.


Most of the parts sheets are courtesy of PassapCanada. The rest come from around the web.

Studio, Knitmaster, Singer, Silver Reed

Roni Knutson has uploaded the following on her machine knitting site.

Clarisse has uploads of the following. They will come up as boxes on the right hand side of her blog and you can download the pdf sections as needed.

Britlady52 has uploaded numerous manuals at Photobucket.

Please note that some of her files have moved. If you get a file not found error, click on her name in the previous sentence and you should find what you are looking for.

My Knittings Machines and Me has links to manuals for vintage Knitmaster machines, Bond equipment, looms, and several wool winders. I’ve included the direct links for Knitmaster below. You can access the other links from her site.

Toyota, White, Superba, Maruyama Princess, and Juki

Clarisse has uploads of the following Toyota and White/Suberba manuals. Several will come up as boxes on the right hand side of her blog and you can download the pdf sections as needed. Others have dedicated web sites.

Superba, Juki, and all others

Patterns and Miscellaneous

If you know of any knitting manuals lurking freely on the web, please drop a line in the comments. I want this list to grow as much as possible. If you own a blog, I’ll make sure to link to your site where the file is uploaded.

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January 12, 2009


1 Linda Sergeant { 01.17.14 at 5:01 am }

I have an Autopin knitting loom but no instructions how to use it. Can anyone help, please.

2 Mari { 02.28.14 at 2:05 pm }

hola, estoy buscando el manual de una BROTHER KH 930, por supuesto en castellano, porque en inglés ya lo encontré, pero de poco me sirve. por favor cualquiera que me pueda ayudar les agradezco.
hi! i´m looking for BROTHER KH930 manual instructions in spanish, thanks.

3 Mukasa Florence { 03.10.14 at 5:45 am }

can i get a manual for brother ribber please.

4 Elizabeth { 04.08.14 at 7:45 am }

I am looking for accessories for my Studio Reed Silver-SK8 knitting machine. It was my Grandmothers, who handed it down to me, with very little instructions on how to use it. I am asking for any help you might be able to offer i.e. websites, manuals, accessories (cast-on combs) and such. Thank you in advance for any advice you may have.

5 sian { 05.12.14 at 1:13 pm }

i read some where and found a manual for a knit leader for the brother kx395

but need know more info

is it just called knit leader kx395 ?

id like to find one for my brother kx935 knitting machine

what other accerioes are there

im new to this machine and need help please

6 Victoria Mojuta { 06.24.14 at 6:46 pm }

I bought a knitting machine at a yard sale and it doesnt come the Manuel I emailed the company and it no longer have those Manuels I really im at a dead end with this I hope someone will see this and hopefully have the same machine and or at least tell me another name its listed for or where I can buy a manual or the punch card ect
It is a riccar b.9091 no.9164 ssc.69

7 Andrieshia Gray { 07.12.14 at 3:45 am }

Hi, I am looking for the manual of a empisal double bed knitting machine model KH 680 and some pattens plz?

8 Eileen Etheridge { 07.17.14 at 9:26 am }

Was wondering if anyone has a scanned copy of the original set of mylar sheets for the brother electroknit 950 or 910 machine thanks

9 Greta Grip { 09.20.14 at 2:28 pm }

Hello! I am a happy owner of a Singer Memo Matic 700. I am looking for manuals and all. Does anyone know where I can find these? Or can I use other ones? Any info would be much appreciated!
Greta Grip
Knit On!

10 silvina { 09.25.14 at 1:11 pm }

estos enlace donde hay patrones de tarjetas para maquina d tejer sirven para singer 328 memo-matic? gracias

11 Sahi { 09.26.14 at 9:26 pm }

i ahve a toyota ks 787 machine but i do not know how i oprate it , i did not finde video tutorial related it please healp me. thanx

12 Barbara { 10.23.14 at 12:54 pm }

Does anyone know where i can get a free copy of the Bond – the new way to knit manual

13 Sylvie { 10.24.14 at 5:36 am }

Good morning!

Can anyone has something for a Fair Isle Toronto home knitter machine , it seem by pictures on E-Bay it the Model NT-11

So far I was not able to find anything on Internet.



14 Smaditsch Viktor { 11.27.14 at 8:42 am }

Ich besitze seit vielen Jahren einen Empisal Knitmaster 600K
Leider habe ich keine Anleitung oder Gebrauchsanweisung dazu.
Können Sie mir helfen?
Gruß Smaditsch

15 Mia { 12.05.14 at 5:14 pm }

Hi! I have singer memomatic 2310, but I lost panch cards. Does anyone have them or know where I can find them? Can anyone help, please.

16 j { 12.08.14 at 2:38 pm }

I have received a Maruyama standard gauge knitting machine. It does not have a manual and is not the Princess model. The carriage has “MK-70” on it. Can you help me identify it or lead me to a manual? So far, my extensive internet searching has resulted in little knowledge of this machine.
Thank you so much,

17 Terri { 12.17.14 at 6:54 am }

Hi Im actually looking for blank pattern punch cards and a punch for a Knitmaster knitting machine fine gauge. Does anyone know where I might be able to get a roll of them? websites etc preferable
















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