Winding/Installing the Bobbin
Slide the spool cap onto the spool pin.
Slide the spool cap as far as possible to the right, as
shown, with the rounded side on the left.
• If the spool or the spool cap is not installed
correctly, the thread may become tangled
around the spool pin, causing the needle to
• Three spool cap sizes are available, allowing
you to choose a spool cap that best fits the size
of spool being used. If the spool cap is too
small for the spool being used, the thread may
catch on the slit in the spool or the machine
may be damaged. When using mini king thread
spool, use the thread spool insert (mini king
For details on thread spool insert (mini king
thread spool), refer to "Memo" on page 14.
• When using the spool as shown below, use the small
spool cap, and leave a small space between the cap
and the spool.
• When using thread that winds off quickly, such as
transparent nylon thread or metallic thread, place the
spool net over the spool before placing the spool of
thread onto the spool pin.
If the spool net is too long, fold it to fit the size of the
• If a spool of thread whose core is 12 mm (1/2 inch) in
diameter and 75 mm (3 inches) high is inserted onto the
spool pin, use the thread spool insert (mini king thread
Pass the thread under the thread guide, then under the
thread guide cover and to the front.
1 Thread guide
2 Thread guide cover
1 Spool cap (small)
2 Spool (cross-wound
1 Thread spool insert (mini
king thread spool)
2 12 mm (1/2 inch)
3 75 mm (3 inches)