May 2017

Low cost Indigenous design and fabrication of manually operated sock-knitting machine


sockknitEthiopian government has identified textile as a key industry to the development of industrialization as well as the exploitation of local resources. Most of the textile products particularly garments consumed in Ethiopia are imported. Knitting is the most common method of textile processes producing tights, socks, sweaters, t-shirts etc. Socks are the widely consumed and frequently changed products.