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The cylinders are only available to purchase in conjunction with the
Ashcroft CSM Package or to existing customers.
These cylinders WILL ONLY FIT the Ashcroft Circular Sock Machines.
The Cylinder has been 3D printed with PLA Filament in the Ashcroft Studio workshop on a Creality Printer.
PLA Plus Filament is durable and non-toxic. This "Green Plastic" is a bio-degradable type of plastic, manufactured out of plant based resources, such as corn starch and sugar cane.
The interchangeable cylinders are available in three sizes, 48 OR 60 OR 72.
To change the cylinder all you have to do is to unscrew it from the base, using the number 2 screwdriver provided.
(The Circular Sock Machine is supplied fully assembled and includes ONE Cylinder Only)
Additional cylinders are available in the following sizes: 48 OR 60 OR 72 slot with needles (please specify which size)
Each additional cylinder is supplied with needles and a cast on basket.
Two strands of yarn and the needle should fit comfortably into each slot.
48 slot cylinder tension knits to 7 stitches/11 rows to 1 inch, with chunky yarn.
60 and 72 slot cylinders tension both knit to 8 stitches/14 rows to 1 inch, with 4 ply sock yarn or 4/16nm (400M/100gr) equivalent to needle size US 0/2mm, 60 stitches.
48 size cylinder knits to approximately 9.5cm/3.75 inches tube width or 7.5 inches in circumference with chunky weight yarn.
60 size cylinder knits to approximately 9.5cm/3.75 inches tube width or 7.5 inches in circumference with sock weight yarn.
72 size cylinder knits to approximately 11.5cm/4.5 inches tube width or 9 inches in circumference with sock weight yarn.
The cost of the cylinder is based on print time and materials used at current market prices, including additional components and needles.
DO NOT use or store the machine in direct sunlight, as it may warp.
This product is not a toy and not intended for use by children under 14 years of age.
The Circular Sock Machine Cylinders will be dispatched via Royal Mail, tracked and signed.
Please note that import duties and taxes may be payable upon receipt of your goods, when ordering from overseas.
Any additional import costs incurred remain the customers responsibility.
The cylinders will be dispatched within 5-7 working days of your order.
Happy Knitting from Ashcroft Makers!