The process of machine knitting

There are two methods of machine knitting - warp and weft knitting. Domestic knitting machines are weft knitters, that is, a new row is knitted horizontally, and the knitting produced is identical in structure to handknitting. Warp knitting machines produce a kind of vertical knitting, most often seen in vertically-striped scarves. These machines are only available industrially.

This Wiki will concentrate mainly on an explanation of the use of the domestic knitting machines.