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


 2016 Presentation Schedule:

  •  January 12, 2016 – Knitting Machine Manual… There’s a manual?!

  • February 9, 2016 – Flatbed Socks on the Mid-Gauge

  • March 8, 2016 – Knitweaving

  • April 12, 2016 – Eyelet Connection

  • May 10, 2016 – Knitting with Wire

  • June 14, 2016 – Picnic Pot Luck

  • July 12, 2016 – Afghan Connection

  • August 9, 2016 – Braided Cable Using the Ribber

  • September 13, 2016 – State Fair Review

  • October 11, 2016 – Knitwear Texture

  • November 8, 2016 – Knitwear Design

  • December 13, 2016 – End of Year Celebration

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