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Silver Reed Machine Knitting Studio

2 W 13th St, 3rd floor   •   This studio is accessible Monday-Sunday during building open hours and when classes are NOT in session. Please see the studio calendar on the right for details.
Open to: all New School students who have had necessary training with equipment and processes

Please Note holiday hours below:
For Thanksgiving break all facilities will close by 5pm on Nov. 21. All facilities are closed Nov 22 – 25
For winter break facilities closed Dec 19 – Jan 22.

The Silver Reed Machine Knitting Studio is located on the 3rd floor within the L Building at 2 West 13th Street (building hours here). Room 304 is equipped with:

  • 13 Silver Reed SK280 Domestic Knitting Machines
  • 9 Silver Reed SK280 + Ribber Attachment Knitting Machines
  • Parvalux Yarn Cone Winder
  • 6 lace carriages
  • 3 Intarsia Carriages
  • 1 Steam Iron

Students must provide their own weights, transfer tools, needle pushers and blank punch cards. The knitting studio has shelves of free yarn available for student use. The studio is not supervised, students will be responsible for keeping the room neat and promptly reporting problems. For tool checkout or to see the technician, please visit the L2 Knit lab one floor below.

Related Equipment and Tools

• Silver Reed SK280 Domestic Knitting Machines

• Hauge Linkers

• Parvalux Yarn Cone Winder