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Billy Hunter

  • 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

  • 15th October 2012

    Sustainability takes centre stage

    Around 135 delegates assembled in London last week for the RITE Group (Reducing the Impact of Textiles on the Environment) conference where consumption was the focus for brands, retailers, government organizations, NGOs and academia at the 6th annual conferenc

  • 6th September 2012

    Used Knitting Machines trading platform updated

    Knitting Industry, the leading free content website for the knitting and hosiery industries, has completed the revamp of its Used Knitting Machines trading platform, bringing a whole host of new features and benefits to both buyers and sellers of used knitting

  • 26th July 2012

    Nike Flyknit: Quantum leap for flat knitting

    The knitting industry rumour mills have been running at warp speed (no puns intended) since we published an article on Nike’s Flyknit integrally knitted running shoe upper in February - see Nike Flyknit – a seamlessly knitted running shoe!.

  • 24th May 2012

    Welcome to the new Knitting Industry website

    The long awaited re-launch of the leading free content website for the knitting and hosiery industries is here at last. This month brings the highly anticipated re-launch of www.knittingindustry.com , which offers readers even greater benefits than before.

  • 21st February 2012

    Lenzing introduces MicroModal Edelweiss

    At the spring trade shows in Paris last week, leading Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing presented its latest eco fibre, MicroModal Edelweiss, which is made from European beech wood using eco manufacturing processes. Lenzing's textile fibres go in

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