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Fabric Product Development
For small diameter sock knitting equipment for seamless knitting application, email Rodney Sigmon, or call 828-327-7000 ext. 4144


Fabric Product Development and Prototyping

We have the capability to prototype products using small diameter sock knitting equipment. Check our knitting capabilities & specs at https://hosetech.com/knitting-lab.html

  • Our customers include fiber producers, spinners and filament producers for product analysis and enhancement
  • We work with entrepreneurs to develop their ideas into products
  • We assist manufacturers to evaluate and enhance their product lines
  • We assist retail in improving or expanding their lines


Santoni Seamless Knitting Application

The Santoni application is for those looking to produce seamless garments such as shirts, pants/leggings/tights, undergarments, etc… If you are looking to produce a product that falls in one of these categories or something similar, please fill out an application and our Santoni tech will get in touch with you.

Machine Specs:

  • 15 inche, 28 gauge, 8 feeds (minimum of 4)


Flatbed Knitting

Flatbed knitting machines can create an array of products. It is useful for knit and wear garments because it helps eliminate cut and sew steps.

Machine Specs:

  • 3.5, 7, and 14 gauge


Our partnership with the Textile Technology Center at Gaston Community College expands our ability for fabric/yarn development and analysis.


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