Hosiery 101/102 Class General Information

What Can You Expect to Learn?

The Hosiery 101/102 course covers the basics of hosiery knitting,  the dyeing, finishing, and testing quality of the manufacturing process such as:

Hosiery Class
  • How yarn numbers affect the weight of socks
  • Yarns used and how they affect sock characteristics
  • Stitch formation
  • Mock rib-vs-true rib
  • How to determine the needle count of a sock
  • How to determine what type of machines different socks are made on
  • Learn terminology involved in dyeing and finishing
  • Develop understanding of quality issues in each process
  • Covers from dyeing and packaging

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Come let us help you understand more about the Hosiery Knitting and Dyeing process.  Sign-up for this informative class today!  Check out hosiery 101/102 class schedule and sign-up today!

Want to understand the basics of hosiery knitting and dyeing?

These are the courses to help you!

Buzz on over to the Manufacturing Solutions Center (formerly Hosiery Technology Center of North Carolina). Begin to understand the basics of hosiery knitting and dyeing.  The Hosiery 101/102 course is  intended for all types of people involved with the Hosiery Industry: buyers, retailers, suppliers, schedulers, supervisors, quality control, personnel, designers, and new employees. This class is not for entreprenuers. Entreprenuers click here for more information. Offered by the Manufacturing Solutions Center (formerly Hosiery Technology Center of NC), this program has been developed to serve retail buyers who want to have the knowledge to establish effective negotiations with vendors.

Click here for Hosiery 101/102 schedule and register

For more information, email Rick Small at rsmall@manufacturingsolutionscenter.org or Rodney Sigmon at rsigmon@manufacturingsolutionscenter.org


301 Conover Station SE, Conover, NC 28613
828-327-7000, ext 4265