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I don't have a manual for a Husqvarna 6440 and don't know how to switch from zigzag to straight stitch. Everything else seems to be sewing beautifully and it was on straight stitch when I first tried it. I changed it somehow and now I don't know how to change it back! I have 4 cams for it and they all seem to work fine, but as the zigzag and straight stitch are on the same selector I'm not sure how to switch between the two. Thanks!

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You have 3 knobs/dials on the machine, the top left dials the stitch, the top right sets the length and the bottom right set your width. set it 0 for straight.

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