Sock Knitting - Single Cylinder

Rumi private exhibition hailed a success

24th October 2012 2 comments
Italian sock knitting machine builder Rumi raised a few eyebrows when it decided to host its own private exhibition in a Brescia last month instead of exhibiting at the well attended FIMAST (International Textile Machinery and Accessories Trade Show) which was held from 26-29 September.

Busi’s star shines at FIMAST

17th October 2012 10 comments
One of the busiest stands at last month’s FIMAST (International Textile Machinery and Accessories Trade Show) in Brescia was that of local sock machine builder Busi Giovanni. The family owned company is known for its innovations and machines which allow its customers to enter niche markets, and it did not disappoint at FIMAST.

Lonati to launch new machine ranges at ITMA

29th July 2011 0 comment
Lonati, world leading machine builder for single and double cylinder hosiery machines for men's, women's and children's socks and pantyhose, will be exhibiting brand new machine ranges at ITMA 2011 this September. The Italian hosiery machinery giant, which is currently producing around 1600 machines per month, will to show its GL series single cylinder machines for men's and children's socks, the LA series for pantyhose and a new

Colosio extends reach of C15 Terry sock machine .

15th April 2011 4 comments
Italian sock machine builder Cesare Colosio has extended the reach of its ‘C15 Terry’ single feed, single cylinder machine for the production of men’s, women’s and children’s socks with five colours per course motif. The C15 Terry, officially launched in February 2010 is now available in a wider range of diameters and needle counts for a broad range of applications. Speaking to Knitting Industry at the time of launch, company director Fabiana Colosio told Knitt

Colosio Magica: Electronic single cylinder sock knitting machine for true argyle socks

25th February 2010 2 comments
Full electronic single cylinder machine for the production of true argyle socks for men, women and children Electronic intarsia machine 4 feeds Brushless main motor Electronically controlled by "on board" micro computer 18 electro-pneumatic yarn fingers Rubber yarn finger with positive feeder electronically controlled by step by step motor 8 groups of actuators for needle by needle selection Stitch quality programmable by 127 steps motor Heel + toe without picker and dropper Check control fo

Colosio Rise TR DONNA: Electronic single cylinder sock knitting machine

25th February 2010 0 comment
Full electronic single cylinder machine for the production of pellerine womens  and baby’s socks and tights. Knitting features: Pelerine in 2 feeds with 3 motif’s colours per course 12 colours on the sock 3 ground colours with additional colours for heel & toe Plain fabric with 3 motif' s colours for colours Pellerine + Filet stitch + 2 colours per course motif Mock rib Jacquard 8 colours Double welt + pelerine + 3 colors per course motif Optional: Suction fan Electronic yarn contro

Colosio XP6: electronic single cylinder sock knitting machine

24th February 2010 0 comment
Full electronic single-cylinder machine for the production of men’s, women’s and children’s socks Production features: Plain sock with 5 colours per course motif 2 colours jacquard in 2 feeds 2 colours filet stitch in 2 feeds Tri-dimensional pattern on plain or terry sock Simple and double welt + 5 colours motif + tri-dimensional 3 ground colours with their plating changes on the same sock Terry + 5 colours motif on the same course Cushion sole and shaped terry in 5 colours Tri-dime

Colosio HT25: Single cylinder sock knitting machine

24th February 2010 0 comment
Single-cylinder machine, for the production of mens , womens and childrens socks in two feeds Production features: 2 feed plain sock with 5 colours per course motif 1 feed plain sock with 10 colours per course motif 2 colours jacquard in 2 feeds 2 colours filet stitch in 2 feeds 2 feed collant with 5 colours per course motif Tri-dimensional on plain or terry sock Simple and double welt + 5 colours motif + tri-dimensional 3 ground changes with their plating changes on the same sock 2 feeds

Busi gets Italian Football Federation approval for shin-guard sock

2nd December 2009 1 comment
Leading Italian sock machine builder Busi Giovanni, has been given approval by the Italian Federation of Football for the use of its football sock with integrally knitted pocket for housing shin guards. The news came to the company’s Managing Director Dr. Gianmario Busi, in a letter from the President of the Federazione Italiana Giuoco Calcio (F.I.G.C), the governing body of Italian club and international football. In the letter, the President of the F.I.G.C said

S by S true linking for Lonati Goal series

4th July 2008 0 comment
Lonati has developed a new true linking or stitch by stitch linking system, designated S by S, for their Goal series men’s sock machines, where the linking system is independent to the knitting machine. The company exhibited its new Goal GL616 SbyS, machine at the recent Santoni Days event in Brescia. Knitting Industry sources expect SbyS to replace Lonati’s ‘Closed Toe’ linking system where the linking operation is performed by the knitting machine itself. Lonat