I get a lot of questions about knitting machines. People want to know what they can make with them and how easy they are to use. One question that comes up a lot is: How long do the computers last? Well, the answer to that is usually 10 years (or more) but it depends on how you care for it and how often you use it.
Computerized sock knitting machines
are made up of metal and plastic, so they're not going to break down easily. They're also not complicated machines, which means that there aren't many things that can go wrong with them. If you take care of your computerized sock knitting machine (and have it serviced regularly), it should last for many years without any problems at all!
This machine can be used to make more than just socks.
The sock knitting machine can also be used to make other items, such as tights, legwarmers and knee-highs. It can even be used for fabrics other than wool! The reason why this machine has a long lifespan is because it's made from high quality materials that won't wear out easily. You can use this machine to knit cotton or silk fabrics as well as polyester ones (which are much cheaper). The only thing you'll need to replace periodically are the bobbins but these aren't expensive at all--you can get them in packs of 10 for less than $10 USD per pack on Amazon!
As with any machine, there are maintenance and cleaning requirements.
As with any machine, there are maintenance and cleaning requirements. You will need to clean the machine regularly to keep it functioning at its best. The sock knitting machine should be stored in a clean environment and kept away from dust and dirt. If you're storing it for an extended period of time (more than a couple days), you may want to cover it with a sheet or blanket so that no dust gets inside during storage.
The sock knitting machine should be turned off when not in use--this helps prolong its lifespan by avoiding unnecessary wear-and-tear on moving parts from being turned on and off repeatedly throughout the day or week. Make sure you turn your computerized sock knitting machine back on after taking care of any maintenance issues before starting another project!