Knitting Machine e.g. Mittens Outerwear Crochet:

A knitting machine like outerwear, crochet is a device used to create knitted fabrics in fully automated fashion. There are several types of knitting machines like mittens, outerwear, crochet  founds ranging from simple spool or board templates with no moving parts to highly complex mechanisms controlled by electronics. However  produce different types of knitted fabrics, usually either flat or tubular and of varying degrees of complexity. Knit stitches can be manipulated of the needles, or with push-buttons and dials, knitting socks, mechanical punch cards, or electronic pattern reading devices and computersSock knitting machine is used for knitting socks.[1]

List of Knitting Machines for Different Knitting Stitches:

Types Knitting Machine for Knit Stitches:

Different knitting stitches is designed by the machine

  1. Fully Fashioned knitting machine
  2. Flat knitting machine
  3. Circular knitting machine
  4. Warp knitting machine [1]

Fully Fashioned Knitting Machines:

Generally these machines make plain classical styled wool and knit stitches by producing panels that are shaped to style Fashioned during knitting. After knitting the front, back and sleeve panels are linked for forming the garment.

Fully Fashioned Machines for Wool
Fully Fashioned Machine

Fully Fashioned machines are sometimes referred to as straight bar, flat bar, Cottons Patent due to patents[1]

Knitting Stitches Sample:

  • !00% Polyester micro Fleece 75/72
  • 95% Polyester 5% Spandex micro fleece 75/72
  • 100% Polyester micro Fleece 75/144
  • 100% Polyester micro Fleece 150/96
  • 100% Polyester micro Fleece 75/144
  • 100% Polyester micro Fleece 150/288
  • 100% Polyester FLUFFY 150/288
  • 100% Polar fleece(F)
  • 100% Polar Buckle Fleece
  • 100% Cotton French Terry
  • 100% Cotton Fleece
  • 80% cotton 20% Polyester Velour(Cotton Dyeing only)
  • 100% Polyester S.Jersey 150/144
  • 92% Polyester 8% Spandex Single Jersey T-150/96
  • 92% Nylon 8% Spandex Single Jersey
  • 100% Cotton Single Jersey
  • 100% Polyester Single Jersey(SPUN)
  • 100% Polyester Interlock with wicking 75/72
  • 90% Polyester 10% Spandex Interlock 75/36
  • 100% Polyester closed Mesh with Wicking
  • 100% Polyester Bonding fleece 150/96(S.ersey)+75/144
[1] S.M. Bappy Rana, B.Sc in Textile Engineering, Bangladesh University of Business & Technology (BUBT)