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Billy Hunter

  • 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

  • 6th April 2013

    What’s new on Knitting Industry this week?

    Greetings from a cold but sunny Manchester. Let’s take a quick look at what’s been happening this week on Knitting Industry. A start-up Netherlands-based company called Elasol, established in 2012, has developed a technology that uses an innovative elasti

  • 29th January 2013

    NIKE: 80% less waste for new Flyknit Lunar1+

    Nike has launched its latest running shoe incorporating its Flyknit seamlessly knitted uppers technology and it looks like being a real winner on all fronts. Nike Flyknit Lunar1+, which is available from the beginning of February, is said to employ construct

  • 11th December 2012

    Merino meets demand from demanding

    Merino wool is being used more and more in functional garments from sportswear to protective clothing. The natural fibre which accounts for around 2% of world fibre consumption is being used not only for comfort in demanding conditions but also for its inheren

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