Patent Number: 6,170,301

Title: Method for producing a knitted article on a flat knitting machine

Abstract: For producing a knitted product on a flat knitting machine with simultaneous supply of two threads of different elasticities to needles of the machine, for each stitch to be formed the length of the thread of the higher elasticity to be supplied to a needle is calculated from the supplied length of a thread of the lower elasticity and the data about the material property of the thread of the higher elasticity, and a feeding device is controlled for the thread of the higher elasticity in correspondence with the calculated thread length to be supplied.

Inventors: Stoll; Thomas (Reutlingen, DE), Schmid; Franz (Reutlingen, DE)

Assignee: H. Stoll GmbH & Co.

International Classification: B65H 59/00 (20060101); B65H 59/38 (20060101); D04B 15/38 (20060101); D04B 15/50 (20060101); D04B 015/46 ()

Expiration Date: 01/09/2018