Silver Reed SK840 Electronic Knitting Machine (Standard Gauge)

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29  Reviews Average rating 5.0 out of 5 Stars.
Needles are 4.5 mm apart and are classed as standard gauge. This SK840 is an electronic controlled machine and knits yarns up to and including 4 ply and some fine double knit yarns. With the additional software you can knit ANYTHING!
 Price £1,099.00
In stock
SKU
SILVER-SK840

FREE INSTRUCTIONAL DVD INCLUDED!

Why choose the Silver Reed SK840 from us?

30 Day Returns.
Full Manufacturers Warranty.
Lifetime Product Support.
Free UK Next Working Day Delivery.

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This is top-of-the-line when it comes to knitting machines. It has everything; Silver Reed quality, reliability and most of all it is computerised, meaning, with the right accessories and Windows software you can knit just like the professionals.

Silver Reed SK840 is a 4.5mm standard gauge knitting machine with a metal bed of 200 needles allowing you to knit 3-ply, 4-ply and light weight DK yarns.

It uses clever internal electronics and gives the opportunity and innovations you never thought possible, with unlimited scope for unique fabric creation and high knitting speed.

Using the Silver Reed SK840 gives you an unparalleled ability to customise your knitting. No matter what your creative mind produces, you now have the ability to knit it within a few days.

To make the most of the SK840 you need Silverlink 5 and/or DesignaKnit 8.

DesignaKnit 8 (available separately)
Windows based software to run on your PC.
Used to design stitch patterns in multi colour, slip stitch, tuck stitch or texture. Also it has the ability to convert images and photos in to stitches.
It also includes lace tool for creating lace designs for use with a lace carriage.
You would need Silverlink 5 to upload the designs you have created to use with the SK840 or SK830 knitting machine.
Read more about the DesignaKnit 8 software.

SIlverlink 5 (available separately)
Links your PC to the SK840 or SK830 knitting machine.
Read more about the SilverLink 5 data/pattern transfer box.

SRP60N Ribber (available separately)
Another option often purchased with the SK840 is the ribber. Used to produce professionally knitted ribs or double Jacquard. Read more about the SRP60N ribber.

Accessories included with the SK840:
Accessory box which doubles and an handy tray for tools, 2 x Clamp, Transfer Tool 1-2, 1-3 and 2-3, Carriage Connection Cable, Point Cams, Needle Cams, Knit Contour Feeding Cam, Needle Pusher, 3 x Spare Needles, Latch Tool, Tapestry Needle, 3 x Cast-on Threads, Cleaning Brush, Oil, 2 x Claw Weight, 4 x Yarn Separator (Spoons), Carriage Fastener, Gauge Scale, Built-in Row Counter, Crochet hook as well as the tension post, arm and dual yarn guides.

 

 

Specification
gitn 610696778352
Manufacturer Silver Reed
Model Number SK840
Promotion FREE INSTRUCTIONAL DVD INCLUDED!
Warranty Full Manufacturers Warranty
Weight Kg 14kg
Size (Height, Width, Depth) 1.4m long
Hard Carrying or Storage Cover Yes
Number of Stitch Selections With the addition of software - unlimited
Tutorial CD / DVD No

Customer Reviews

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    Essex
    After an absence of 30 years from machine knitting my retirement from full time work seemed a good time to start again. My skills are rusty to say the least but theSK840 electronic is proving very forgiving, definitely worth the outlay. Ordering was easy delivery fast and as I bought the silver link at the same time the discount was appreciated. I did buy Softbyte direct though as I wanted the full knitting package release 9. Happy customer who will be back for the ribber once i am completely up on my skills with the 840.

    Posted on May 3, 2020

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    Review by From
    Scotland
    Very pleased to replace my vintage knitting machine with the SK840, with its potential for computer control through DesignaKnit software. A minor criticism of Silver Reed (rather than Sewing Machine Sales) was that the manual hadn't been properly updated for the computer control- though this didn't get in the way of getting on with knitting. The price was good, especially with free postage. Quick delivery. Lots of Christmas presents produced.

    Posted on January 6, 2020

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    Review by From
    London
    Amazing machine, I’m still learning even though I can appreciate the quality and the functionality with the intarsia tool, colour changer and the software. Highly recommended!!

    Posted on November 1, 2019

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    Review by From
    Cheshire
    Bought many items in the past and just received my SK840, Fast delivery. I had a few issues but couldn't fault customer services. Issues sorted quickly and efficiently. Would definitely recommend.

    Posted on June 19, 2019

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    Review by From
    Denmark
    Very Happy with my new machine and the way it had been packaged.

    Posted on May 28, 2019

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    Review by From
    Denmark
    Absolutely amazing knitting machine. Sk840 - my best purchase!
    Fast delivery.

    Posted on March 15, 2019

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    Review by From
    Denmark
    I am very pleased with my purchase at Sewing Machine Sales. Fast delivery and good and friendly guidance. In addition, my Silver Reed SK-840 works perfectly :-)

    Posted on May 27, 2018

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    Review by From
    Harrogate
    Great machine - am loving the software that goes with it. Quick delivery too.

    Posted on April 9, 2018

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    Review by From
    France
    The machine arrived so quickly and well packed. The customer service team were very helpful, thank you. The instructions for setting it up are good although I have to say the DVD is a little old fashioned but does the job. I bought the Ribber also and have now got it all set up and ready to go, can't wait. I would certainly buy from this company again.

    Posted on January 24, 2018

  10. Overall rating
    80%
    Review by From
    Romania
    Fast delivery even to such a distace... I’m very satisfied with my purchase of SK840 though I would like to mention that if you tick the DAK8 along with the knitting machine you will get the standard version of the software. If you want other version it’s better to select it separately.

    Posted on January 21, 2018

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