I’ve just finished my first real machine knitted garment! I bought a second hand knitting machine last year, but only had it serviced last week. And now, it is working properly.
The machine, a Brother 710, is vintage itself. It is at least 35 years old, and likely to be even older. Like from the 1960′s.
The pattern I used is from a magazine from 1956. The garment is described there as a dressy sweater but it looks like a fitted cardigan to me. You are supposed to bind the hem and neckline with bias cut fabric but I didn’t do that.
More pictures and story on my blog