Trip to Rach-Al-Paca Fiber Processing


MMKC Universities & Knit-Ins

Knit in Public Day June 2014-11

Display at Textile Center of Minnesota – Green Line Opening

Baby Layette in Pink

Baby Layette – Pattern by Jane Niemi

Welcome to MMKC!

The Midwest Machine Knitters Collaborative provides a forum to promote fun, interest, appreciation, education, inspiration, and camaraderie in the art of machine knitting. All levels of experience are welcome!

About Us

Midwest Machine Knitters’ Collaborative, MMKC, was established in 2011. We are a collaborative that is passionate about machine knitting and the materials used in our craft. MMKC presents rosettes to the first place winners in a variety of machine knitting categories at the Minnesota State Fair and we encourage participation in all County Fairs and State Fairs.

MMKC is a member guild of The Textile Center of Minnesota.  To become a member of MMKC, use the Membership Dues link at the bottom of our home page.

See the Online Resources tab has weblinks to machine knitting dealers, yarn shops, and machine knitting blogs.



We meet on the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00pm.

Textile Center of Minnesota
3000 University Ave. S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55414


 2017 Presentation Schedule:

  •  January 10, 2017 – What to do when your gauge swatch doesn’t match the pattern gauge

  • February 14, 2017 – Single Motifs – wrapping edges and how to handle floats

  • March 14, 2017 – Spiral Afghan Closure

  • April 11, 2017 – Silent Auction

  • May 9, 2017 – Entrelac Fingerless Gloves/Wristlets

  • June 13, 2017 – Picnic Pot Luck

  • July 11, 2017 – How to make wax plugs for the knitting machine

  • August 8, 2017 – Knitting a Back Pack for Back to School

  • September 12, 2017 – State Fair Review

  • October 10, 2017 – Birthday Surprise

  • November 14, 2017 – tba – another surprise in the works!

  • December 12, 2017 – End of Year Celebration

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