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Yarns That Work with the Sentro Knitting Machine

Updated: Dec 7, 2020

This list will be updated as I experiment with new fibers! Feel free to comment if you've found different yarns that have worked for you!

The Sentro Knitting Machine (affiliate):

Red Heart Super Saver

This yarn is hit or miss when it comes to the Sentro Knitting Machine. Some colors of this yarn are more coarse and lead to dropped stitches and lots of frustration.

Red Heart Stripes (Super Saver)

The Flemenco Stripe colorway in particular did not agree with my machine and caused imperfections in all three projects I attempted with it. It's definitely a no from me!

Fiber: 100% Acrylic 

Weight: 4 Medium (5oz/141g per skein)

Measure: 236 yds/215m

This silky texture acrylic yarn works well in the Sentro.

Fiber: 100% Acrylic

Weight: 4 Medium 3.5 oz or 100g

Measure: 147 yds/134 m

This yarn glides through the feeder and between the hooks like butter! If you begin your project with a 12 inch tail, you can get 92 rows in before you either need to cast off or join a new skein. My favorite thing to make with this yarn is a double knit infinity scarf! They take about 30 -40 minutes and make a great gift for the winter season.

Despite being acrylic, this yarn is ultra silky feeling and super cozy. The varigation provides an aestheically beautiful quality to your project that pairs perfectly with the feeling of autumn. Two skeins gives you a double-knit infinity cowl of 120 rows and a hat with a double knit brim of 66 rows.

Due to the thin nature of the strand, this brand of yarn is also a match made in heaven when it comes to my machine! Its one of the few 4 weight yarn that I use in this machine.

Yarn Bee Caterina

This dk weight yarn effortlessly runs through this machine! I do recommend that you untangle/rewind this yarn because it tangles easily in general.

Red Heart Colorscapes

This yarn also works well in the machine.

Premier Just Yarn

This yarn works well also.

Worked EXCELLENTLY in my Sentro machine

3 - dk

590 yds/450m

100% acrylic


Contents: 100% acrylic

Skein Weight: 4.5 oz. / 127.5 g

Yardage: 285 yd. / 260 m

If you like the weight of Red Heart but, you're not too crazy about the texture, this is your yarn!

Lion Brand and the Sentro seem to be a match made in heaven on this list so far.

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