This summer, Merz b. Schwanen introduces bold stripes and a new knit. All thanks to a refurbished circular knitting machine which was recently added to our collection of historic machines.
Discover our new fabric called Trikotware 2-fädig schwer now:
Sturdy and reliable, yet lightweight and comfortable: this jersey is exclusively made on a very special kind of original circular knitting machine from the 1960’s. This type of knitting machine became a rarity due to the trend of aiming for finer jerseys by implementing more needles in modern knitting-mechanisms.
With unusually broad segmenting of the needles, a 26″/66 cm diameter and a 2-thread manufacturing process, this circular knitting machine is different to our loopwheelers. It knits and doesn’t warp, making it the only one capable of producing our unique Trikotware 2-thread schwer fabrics – and the wide stripes…
Insider Tip: All styles, striped and uni-colored, beginning with “2M” are made on this machine. Easy to recognize.
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