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1. (WO2018183818) KNITTING FEEDER WITH A CUTTING DEVICE

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/183818    International Application No.:    PCT/US2018/025361
Publication Date: Fri Oct 05 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Mar 31 01:59:59 CEST 2018
IPC: D04B 15/56
Applicants: NIKE INNOVATE C.V.
NIKE, INC.
Inventors: DEALEY, Stuart, W.
MEIR, Adrian
SINGH, Gagandeep
Title: KNITTING FEEDER WITH A CUTTING DEVICE
Abstract:
A feeder for a knitting machine may include: a carrier configured to secure the feeder to a knitting machine such that the feeder is movable along an axis with respect to a rail of the knitting machine; a feeder arm extending from the carrier, the feeder arm including a dispensing area configured for supplying a yarn to a needle bed of the knitting machine; and a cutting device coupled to the feeder arm, where the cutting device includes a cutting edge for cutting the yarn to disengage an upper portion of the yarn from the needle bed of the knitting machine.