CSM-Related Websites


If you have a link to contribute, please send it to web@cskms.org

Angora Valley
Fibers sells restored sock knitting machines, knitting machines, hand made personalized Christmas Stockings,yarns, sock yarns, boiled wool

Circular Sock Machine
This group is for those who own a Circular Sock Machine, as well as those interested in the little beasts.

Circular Sock Machine FAQ
Answers to frequently asked questions for Circular Sock machines can be found here.  This Blog will also serve as a place for me to keep track of information available online.

Colorado Cranker
Candy & Hank’s blog about Antique Sock Machines made in North America from 1870 to 1930’s.

Completely Circular and Arbitrary
A place for csm users and wannabes to hang out, swap yarns or knitting services, and discuss circular sock machines.

CSM Anchors
We have started this group, being a few Nor’Eastern Crankers from Nova Scotia, Masschusetts and Connecticut wanting to network in Atlantic Canada and the New England States, to discuss Circular Sock Knitting Machine get-togethers, share ideas, add notches to our learning curves, and treasure the comraderie of new CSM friends.

CSM Crankers, Eugene, OR
If you own or are thinking about owning one of these wonderful little machines, join in on the cranking, hang out with those that share your interest and make new friends.

CSM Gatherings
CSM group gatherings – Feel free to post your local group gatherings and upcoming events

CSM Love
Welcome to CSM LOVE. CSM – Circular Sock Machine (aka Circular Sock Knitting Machine). Interested in learning more?

CSM Sales and Swaps
Put your items to sell that relate to Circular Sock machines. This includes: tools, instructions, machines, yarn etc.

CSM Spokane
This group is for people interested in the CSM and in learning and sharing new techiques and patterns for making socks and other useful items.  This group is located in Spokane, WA but it is open to all.   We hope that you will join in and share in the fun .

Source for Yarn, CSM Tools and Accessories, Patterns and Videos.

Circular Sock Knitting Machine Society  Ravelry group here.  Facebook group here.

COWS (Crankers of Wonderful Socks)  We are a group of circular sock knitters willing to share ideas and information. Ravelry group here.  Facebook page here.

Erlbacher Gearhart Knitting Machine Co.
Manufacturer of the Erlbacher Gearhart Knitting Machine, The Speedster and the Bumble Bee Circular Knitting Machine. Machines and Supplies.

A blog with CSM patterns and resources.

Gearhart Machine Company Archives
Welcome to the Gearhart Knitting Machine Company archives. My name is Mark Gearhart and I am in the process of sorting through many boxes of archive material which have been largely untouched since they were packed up in 1925.

Green Mountain Crankers
We are a supportive community of Vermonters who own and use circular sock knitting machines. Out-of-staters and wanna-be crankers are also welcome!

International CSM Directory
The CSM Directory was begun by Charlotte Goossens in October of 2001 to help sock knitting machine people locate other people in their area. Juanita Reynard had been kind enough to keep the sock knitting machine directory going.

Knottyewe’s Blog
A way to express my too many hobbies: knitting, cranking on a sock machine, spinning, dyeing, photography, gardening, angora bunny, food, … anything but work.

Mielke’s Fiber Arts
Welcome to Mielke’s Fiber Arts! We offer a wide selection of fiber, books, tools, supplies for Spinning, Weaving, Tatting, Bobbin Lace, Netting, Naalbinding.

Needles of Steel
Blog: My addiction to anything crafty created with a pointy stick, a needle or a hook.

New Zealand Auto Knitter (NZAK) and on Facebook
This is the official Web Site for the NZAK Circular sock machines and parts where we are totally dedicated to providing you our valued customers with quality new or mechanically restored and re-furbished Circular Sock Machines, Ribber’s and Cylinders and spare parts at realistic prices.

A group for owners and intending owners of the NZAK machines, this group will be monitored closely and I will be more than happy to answer queries and other knitting questions.

Old Tyme Stockings
Celebrating the tradition of sock machine knitting, the restoration of antique sock machines and the promotion of sock machine knitting.

Rocking Horse Farm
Established in 1978, Rocking Horse Farm has been providing sales and service of textile and fiber art equipment to customers from across the USA and Canada.

Shenandoah Valley Crank-In 
For all those who are interesting in attending a weekend crank-in in western Virginia in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley near Harrisonburg, VA.

SoCal Crankers  
For CSM owners in Southern California to plan some informal crank-ins.

Societe Quebecoise de Tricoteurs sur Machines a Bas
Bienvenue, vous avez une machine a tricoter des bas et vous voulez en parler en français et en apprendre d’avantage sur vos machines ? Vous êtes au bon endroit. Choisissez un sujet et laissez un message.

Sock Knitting Machine Enterprises
Accessories designed for Circular Knitting Machines

Sock Machine Knitting — Subscribe here to Bonnie Smola’s excellent newsletter all about circular sock knitting machines

Sock Knitting Machines and Friends  The friendly group of sock machine knitters. All are welcome, just follow The Golden Rule

Socks Made on 88
MrB is the cranker in this venture. He creates hand-cranked knitted wool socks made on our Circular Sock Machine, we call Brigadier 88! Our story and my blog unfolds here… it all began Jan.3, 2012.

Sox by Rox
Your source for free circular sock machine patterns, supplies, and more!

Suffolk Vintage Crankers
For those living in Suffolk with Circular Sock Knitting machines to meet and discuss knitting in tubes

The Merry Cranksters
The Merry Cranksters is a group dedicated to sharing the art and fun of CSM knitting with newbies and children of all ages.

Victiques – Antique Sock Knitting Machine Internet Museum and Info
This museum is sponsored by Victiques.com, to provide information about early sock knitting machines and promote interest in 19th century textile processing skills and equipment. This is a virtual museum available only on the internet.

Vintage Krankers
Vintage Krankers is for collectors and users of British Circular Sock Knitting Machines that were built during the end of the 19th century and during the 20th century up until the 1980’s.