rummaged around and found an old one that I did on the Brother
390 Convertible (9mm). As you can see in the pictures, I didn’t
do the ravel/waste. It was more of a prototype. My very first
ones were on the old HK100. There’s no HOLD button on the
HK100, but the “D” position HOLDs and won’t
knit the stitches. Our example is for the octagon.
on waste and ravel over 18 needles. Switch to main yarn.
row 1 outside stitch on each side (don’t forget to wrap!!)
until there are 8 needles in work.
putting needles in HOLD back into work every other row until all
18 needles are in work. Don’t forget your wrapping as you
return the needles to working position**
even to RC 32 (center portion)
from * to ** , knit 4 more rows and you should be on RC 56.
the work off the machine with ravel cord and waste yarn, pin and
steam press into a hexagon shape. Flip it over to the backside
and blind seam (graft) the ends, closing the opening. Remove waste
used these for stuffed easter eggs (the oval shape) and also for
some bean bags in the octagon shape.