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Knitting Lab

The Knitting Laboratory is equipped with a wide variety of knitting machinery in order to best serve the textile industry at large, as well as the educational and research needs of NC State students and faculty. Weft knit capabilities include circular knitting on a variety of single and double knit machines in various gauges, as well as an array of state-of-the-art Shima Seiki flat knitting machines. Additionally, warp knit fabrics can be produced on a range of tricot, raschel and crochet machines. Services offered include fabric and sample development to fit the specific needs of a given client’s project.