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Billy Hunter

  • 14th March 2014

    Knitting machine builders ready for regional shows

    Italy’s knitting machine builders feature heavily in the news this week with Brescia as the source. This morning sock knitting machine builder Busi Giovanni announced it has expanded the applications of its Idea Twin Layer machine with the production of a so

  • 10th February 2014

    US textiles and clothing revival gathers pace

    While many of us in Europe are being blasted by winter rainstorms, the Made in America movement and revival of the US textiles industry is making headlines in the knitting and hosiery industries.

  • 18th November 2013

    What’s the best way to get your knitting industry news?

    As this website continues to grow in terms of popularity (around 20,000 visitors each month) and in volume of content, we wanted to remind those of you who don’t know already, that you can get your Knitting Industry news delivered to your inbox in a number o

  • 14th November 2013

    Novel way to raise funds to buy a knitting machine

    Anyone who has ever set up a new manufacturing business knows how difficult it is to raise money especially when you need hi-tech knitting machinery to make your product. Here’s how the internet generation goes about it...

  • 19th August 2013

    NEW PUBLICATION: 21st Century Innovations in Technical Textiles

    A new publication from Innovation in Textiles (Knitting Industry’s sister site) called ‘21st Century Innovations in Technical Textiles’ aims to guide you through some of the areas in which considerable innovation in textiles is underway – from basic po

  • 6th August 2013

    Bangladesh’s clothing industry needs to improve its image if long-term prosperity is to be guaranteed

    The clothing industry in Bangladesh needs to improve its image in order for the country’s long-term prosperity to be guaranteed, according to a new report from the global business information company Textiles Intelligence – Prospects for the Textile and Cl

  • 31st July 2013

    Knitting for a future King – Part 2

    Following Knitting Industry’s article last week – ‘Knitting for a future King’, leading flat knitting machine manufacturer Stoll has today confirmed that Britain’s new Royal Baby, His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge, was indeed seen in publ

  • 24th July 2013

    Knitting for a future King

    Britain’s new Royal Baby has been named George Alexander Louis and will be known as His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge. The third in line to the throne appeared in public for the first time yesterday escorted by his proud parents The Duke and Duch

  • 31st May 2013

    Get a FREE copy of ‘21st Century Innovations in Technical Textiles’

    A new publication from Innovation in Textiles – ‘21st Century Innovations in Technical Textiles’ aims to guide you through some of the areas in which considerable innovation in textiles is underway – from basic polymer and fibre science breakthroughs t

  • 1st May 2013

    Carolina in My Mind

    The song Carolina in My Mind was written by singer songwriter James Taylor in 1968 when he was in London recording his debut album at Apple Records and feeling homesick. The nostalgic tune is sometimes known as the unofficial song of the state of North Carolin

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