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Pattern Wheel Maker

Install needle jacks in pattern wheels that control operation of needles.

What does a Pattern Wheel Maker do?

Installs needle jacks in pattern wheels that control operation of needles in circular knitting machines, following pattern chart. Removes top of pattern wheel and inserts jacks in notches of wheel. May paint mark on top of pattern wheels to indicate where pattern begins. May punch out grooves in metal blades and install blades or metal pins in pattern drums and be designated Pattern-Drum Maker.