Throughout the year the association supports various workshops, shows, competitions, other events and runs a few of it’s own events!  Sometimes it’s with prize money, judging, demonstrations, information sessions and more.  Keep reading to find out what’s happening this year.



Within NSW there are various wonderful shows that include competition sections specifically for machine knitting.  If you’re interested in seeing some beautiful creations that are knitted by machine, or would like to enter, please have a look at the list below.   SYDNEY ROYAL EASTER SHOW   BLACKTOWN SHOW SOCIETY INCORPORATED Email: website:… Continue reading Shows/Competitions

Annual NSW Competition

The NSW Machine Knitters’ Annual Competition is held in conjunction with the Buy Sell Swap Day, see Events Page for details. The theme is: Anything Machine Knitted. One entry per person, must be a member of Macknit. Winners are chosen by popular vote on the day.

Annual Yarn Fete

Historically starting off as the “Traders Day” many years ago, our annual yarn market is full of  unique fibre, fashion and fun!  Beautiful Australian wool, alpaca, silk, hand dyed, and hand spun, and much more. Here’s a few snaps from our 2019 Autumn Yarn Fete!        

Annual Garment Challenge

Prize is a $50 voucher at Bendigo Woollen Mills. Bring your item/s to the August General Macknit Meeting. A Lucky Prize will be drawn at the meeting for every garment entered. For our members outside Sydney, you can join in by emailing a photo, your name and phone number to Secretary at, or post to the… Continue reading Annual Garment Challenge