Why Won't My Embroidery Machine Recognize My Embroidery Hoop?

You are all ready to embroider and the embroidery machine will not recognize the hoop? It keeps saying “Attach Correct Hoop”. What is going on?

Embroidery machines have been smart from day one or at least when machines could accept multiple sizes of embroidery hoops. The embroidery machine developers figured out a safety net to help users from accidentally putting on the wrong size hoop.

Various machine brands have slightly different ways that the machine can detect which size of hoop is on the machine before beginning to embroider. In the end, it saves embroiders from an embroidery catastrophe.

BUT…if users do not tell the machine which hoop they are actually using, the machine will deny them their right to embroider until they fix the problem.

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