Process Sequence of Garment (Sweater) Operation Breakdown
Dept. of Knitwear Manufacturing Technology
BGMEA University of Fashion & Technology (BUFT)
Sweater Operation Breakdown
Breakdown is a listing of the content of a job by elements. A garment consists of some parts and some group of operations. So we can say, operation breakdown means to writing down all parts and all process/operation after one another lying with the complete garment according to process sequence. Usually sweater is a knitted or crocheted item. It is worn on the uper part of the body. Typically with long sleeves and made from wool or acrylic-cotton blended fiber. In this article I will show step by step process of sweater operation breakdown.
1st Step: Needle Selection from both needle bed.
2nd Step: Needle setting for rib as per buyer’s requirement
Needle setting by needle selection device
3rd Step: Prepare rib height by course (c/s) say 10 c/s (Based on WPI, CPI)
4th Step: Loop transfer from back needle bed to front needle bed
Needle loop transfer from back to front needle bed by transfer comb.
5th Step: After transferring the loops knot up to armhole point by number of course.
6th Step: Prepare armhole point by decreasing or increasing – decreasing both demands on styling.
7th Step: Side by side prepare neck drop and finish up to neck line/ shoulder line.
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