stocking frame


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stocking frame

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(Knitting & Sewing) a type of knitting machine. Also called: stocking loom or stocking machine
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However, the Venetian Republic welcomed the English stocking frame of William Lee (1589) that was well adapted to the mechanical spinning of silk stockings.
1610), invented a device called a stocking frame that would knit faster than hand-knitters could produce their products.
1610) invention in 1589 of the knitting or stocking frame.
William Lee tried and failed to patent his stocking frame in England, moved to France where some governmental interest was temporarily aroused.
The hosiery industry initially developed around the stocking frame invented by a Nottinghamshire clergyman in 1589.
They are named after Ned Ludd who supposedly destroyed two stocking frames in 1779.
Ever since Ned Ludd unleashed his anger on a pair of unsuspecting stocking frames at the end of the 18th Century, machines have made frontline factory workers more than a little jittery.
Recruiting a focus group comprising children, parents and carers can also be a useful way to ensure that the practice is stocking frames of suitable appeal.
By partnering with laboratories and stocking frames in-house, the company is able to provide high-quality prescription eyewear that exceeds FDA requirements at rock bottom prices.
The incident that inspired his transformation from 1700s common man to 1800s hero to the proletariat, was when he broke two stocking frames in a fit of rage.
They took their inspiration from Ned Ludd, a farm worker who supposedly wrecked some stocking frames in 1782 in protest.
October 9, 1779: Ned Ludd, a worker from Leicestershire destroyed two stocking frames in protest of new machinery being introduced at his workplace, displacing workers.