The Brother KH881 is a punchcard machine with built-in half scale knitleader. It can do fairisle and single motif knitting because it has KC1 and KC2 positions, which control end needle selection. It was one of the last standard gauge punchcard machines produced by Brother, so has a lot of features built in.


  • Single bed knitting machine
  • Standard 4.5mm needle gauge
  • 24st punchcard patterning
  • Built-in half scale knitleader
  • Can produce an incredible variety stitches, including tuck, slip, fairisle, lace, fine lace, plating, single motif
  • Metal bed
  • 200 needles

Recommended yarn

  • English 2ply up to light DK

Accessories included with machine

  • Cast on comb (long)
  • Cast on comb (short)
  • 2 small weights
  • 5 large weights
  • 2 clamps
  • Double eyed transfer tool
  • Single bed plating feeder
  • Spare needles
  • Row counter
  • Motif cams
  • Lace carriage
  • Lace cams
  • Tension mast
  • Set of punchcards
  • Set of mylar sheets for the knitleader

Available accessories (sold separately)

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