Silver Reed SK-280

The SK-280 is the current standard gauge punchcard model being manufactured and sold by Silver Reed. As it is still being manufactured all accessories, including ribbers and carriages can be purchased new from Silver Reed dealers.


  • Single Bed Knitting Machine
  • Standard 4.5mm Needle Gauge
  • 24 stitch repeating pattern area
  • Punch Card Patterning
  • 200 Needle Metal Bed
  • Stitch types include fair isle, tuck, slip, punch lace, knit weave, plaiting, and motifs
  • Dimensions: 1110 x 205 x 93 mm
  • Weight: 11.8 kgs
  • Made in China

Recommended yarn

  • English: 2ply up to 4ply.
  • Australia: 2ply up to 5ply
  • US: Fine yarns up to sport weight

Accessories included with machine

  • SK280 carriage and carriage arm
  • 20 pre-punched pattern cards
  • Row counter
  • Instruction Book Operating Manual
  • 1x2 transfer tool
  • 1x3 transfer tool
  • 2x3 transfer tool
  • 2 claw weights
  • Ravel cord
  • Oil bottle
  • Table clamps
  • tension mast

Available accessories (sold separately)

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