List of Career Duties Under Knitting Business Sector

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Crocheter Career Duties

  • Operate machine to crochet trimmings on knitted garments
  • Select spools of thread according to specifications, or color of garment and mounts spools on holder of machine
  • Thread needle yarn carrier or looper of machine
  • Depress pedal to clamp edge of material under presser foot of machine
  • Start machine guides material under crocheting needle
  • Stop machine, turns handwheel to raise needle from garment, and cuts threads with scissors.

Crocheter Hand Career Duties

  • Crochet edges, seams, and decorative pieces for garments, using crochet needles yarn
  • May crochet coverings for buckle frames, buttons and other similar trimmings.

Cuff Folder Career Duties

  • Fold cuffs preparatory to sewing cuffs to sleeves of knitted garments
  • Lays flat cuff on table and folds cuff in half or pulls tubular cuff over cone-shaped form turns cuff half-way back, matching edges

Cuff Turner Career Duties

  • Fold cuffs preparatory to sewing cuffs to sleeves of knitted garments
  • Lays flat cuff on table and folds cuff in half or pulls tubular cuff over cone-shaped form turns cuff half-way back, matching edges

Darner Career Duties

  • Mend defects in hosiery, panty hose, or leotards tights , like holes, runs, and pulled threads, using one or combination of following methods
  • 1 Sews holes with needle thread
  • 2 Stretches portion of hose containing hole or run over mending cup & secures one end of broken thread, using needle thread
  • Reknit dropped stitch or run, using latch needle
  • Baste across other end of broken thread
  • Clip loose threads from hose with scissors
  • 3 Stretches hose over mending cup moves powered-mending device across hose to return picked or pulled thread to position
  • Pull hose on inspection form or over mending cup to locate defects
  • May smooth fix mend, using electric iron
  • May be designated Greige Mender knitting when repairing undyed hose or Finish Mender knitting if repairing dyed hose.

Drier Tender Career Duties

  • Tend machine that stretches dries knitted material
  • Insert spreader of specified width into material
  • Pull end of material through drying chamber equipped with fans inserts material between feed rolls of machine
  • Start fans which circulate heat and rolls which pull wet material over spreader and through chamber to stretch dry knitted material.

Drum dyeing machine Operator Career Duties

  • Tend machines that dye and finish knitted garments, like hosiery sweaters
  • Turn valves to admit water steam into machine to specified level
  • Pour dye, cleaning agents, or finishing chemicals into machine
  • Turn thermostat and timing device to set temperature dyeing time, according to formula
  • Place garments in compartments of machine starts machine
  • Periodically examines garments from each dye or finish lot to detect variations from processing standards
  • Adds dye, reducing agent, or finishing chemicals, according to instructions, if standard is not matched
  • Drain solution from machine at end of dyeing or finishing cycle
  • Remove dyed or finished garments to handtruck labels each lot
  • May tend extractor [Extractor Operator any industry 581.685-038]
  • May weigh or measure cleaning agents chemicals
  • May be designated according to type of machine used as Paddle-Dyeing-Machine Operator knitting , Rotary-Drum Dyer knitting .

Drying machine Operator Career Duties

  • Tend machine that dries preboarded dyed hose in perforated trays
  • Remove folded hose from dye bag smooths out wrinkles
  • Place hose into tray of drying machine pushes filled tray into drying cabinet
  • Pull tray from cabinet after hose have dried for specified time
  • Remove stacks hose on tray for pairing.

Drying machine Operator Career Duties

  • Tend machine that stretches dries knitted material
  • Insert spreader of specified width into material
  • Pull end of material through drying chamber equipped with fans inserts material between feed rolls of machine
  • Start fans which circulate heat and rolls which pull wet material over spreader and through chamber to stretch dry knitted material.

Dye lab Technician Career Duties

  • Dyes knitted socks and sample cloth, according to dye formulae, using sample dyeing equipment steam table for verification that products conform to company specifications
  • Compute quantity of dyes required for machine of specified capacity, using desk calculator dye formula
  • Gather, weighs, measures and mixes dyes chemicals, using scales, graduated cylinders, measuring cup and titration cylinder
  • Dyes individual socks, using steam table
  • Flip switches and turns valves and handwheel to prepare sample tub dye bath and adds specified quantities of acid & dye, to achieve required pH level & specifications for dye contrast & color intensity, to prepare sample cloth sock to be inspected
  • Press buttons to activate and deactivate drum of extractor to remove excess moisture from machine dyed sample cloth
  • Submit dyed sample to supervisor for inspection.

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