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Flat Knitting

Evolution St. Louis adds seasoned knit programmer to technical team

Sarah Bridle brings high-tech programming, knitwear design and international experience to Evolution St. Louis team

16th June 2020

Knitting Industry
 |  St. Louis, MO


© Evolution St. Louis.

© Evolution St. Louis.

Evolution St. Louis has hired knit programmer Sarah Bridle, adding to its growing team of specialists and experts. Bridle has relocated from the United Kingdom and will work at the Evolution St. Louis advanced knitting facility in the United States.

Bridle will help Evolution St. Louis manufacture a broad range of products with its 3D and Knit & Wear complete garment technology, including fully fashioned knits, complex shapes, footwear and smart textiles.

“Evolution St. Louis’ innovative flatbed knitting technology and forward-looking vision for the future make this an amazing opportunity to be part of the future of fashion and apparel,” Bridle said. “I’m truly excited to join this growing team led by two industry leaders who are reimagining and reshaping the apparel manufacturing sector.”

Bridle started her career with Knit-1 Ltd in the United Kingdom. She later worked for Stoll America and Stoll GB as a knitwear technician. Bridle graduated from Buckinghamshire New University in England with a bachelor’s degree in textile design.

“Sarah’s experience and technical expertise will be a true asset to Evolution St. Louis as we reinvent, recreate and revitalize the knit sector at our high-tech facility,” said John Elmuccio, COO and co-founder of Evolution St. Louis.

“We are excited for Sarah to join Evolution St. Louis and her international experience will be a true asset to our growing team,” said Jon Lewis, CEO and co-founder of Evolution St. Louis. “We’ve always believed that Evolution St. Louis would be a magnet for talent and job creation and bringing someone of Sarah’s caliber from overseas to St. Louis proves that point.”

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