Antique Sock Knitting Machine Internet Museum

This museum is sponsored by Victiques.com, to provide information about early sock knitting machines and promote interest in 19th century textile processing skills and equipment. This is a virtual museum available only on the internet.

Table of Contents

Items in the Museum are not for sale.

  Machines. --Pictures and details of various sock knitting machines
  Needles. --Descriptions of sock knitter needles
  Cylinders. --Sizes, recommended needles and yarns
  Heelsprings. --How to set up the heelspring
  Making it Work. --Help to get that "new" old machine going
  The Cranky Knitter. Hi!
  Needle Info

You can find a lot of information about Sock Knitters on the internet by searching with "sock knitter" or "sock knitting machine" Be sure to go to Ebay and search with the same text to find machines for sale. There are usually 4 or 5 for sale at any given time. You can also get a idea how much the one you just found is worth.

We do not provide information on the value of machines via email.

Knitted background on these pages was made on an 1870 Lamb flat knitting machine.

Curator: Ralph Kanko kanko2@victiques.com

COPYRIGHT NOTICE: All pictures and text are copyrighted by Ralph Kanko 1998, 1999, and 2000 except where noted. They may NOT be copied and used without permission. I posted these pictures for your own personal use. Copying the text and information and distributing them for profit or for free is a copyright violation, and directly affects whether this site will continue to keep the information posted.