Sock knitting technology Basics

Sock knitting technology

This course provides participants with knowledge of the technology of sock knitting. The seminar focuses on questions such as “How do sock knitting machines differ from other circular knitting machines?”, “What are the special requirements in the field of sock knitting?” or “What pattern designs are available for sock knitting?”. The theory segment is followed by a practical section.

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Sock knitting technology




  • You will learn about the construction and technical properties of sock knitting machines.
  • You will gain useful knowledge in the function and handling of these machines.
  • You will learn the function and handling of SbyS equipment.
  • You put what you have learned into practice on the machine.
  • You create a simple pattern for a sock and knit it on a machine.

Target Group

Based on our experience, this course is suitable for participants with basic knowledge in the field of loop formation or for specialists from other textile areas who are looking to refresh their existing knowledge.


No previous knowledge is required for this basics course. We do however recommend basic knowledge in the field of loop formation. In combination for example with the “Large diameter circular knitting technology” course, is particularly well suited here.


The training consists of an interactive presentation with a wide range of examples from practice and exercises. The practical segment includes producing a sample sock.

  • Prices and Facts

    1 day (7 hours) (face-to-face course)
    08:00 - 16:00 CET

    2,5 hours (online course)
    09:30 - 12:00 CET
    on request


    1 to max. 4 persons



    26 Feb 2024 face-to-face course
    23 Apr 2024 face-to-face course
    25 Jun 2024 face-to-face course
    15 Jul 2024 face-to-face course
    19 Sep 2024 face-to-face course
    26 Nov 2024 face-to-face course
    Price per Person

    450 EUR plus VAT (face-to-face course)

    180 EUR plus VAT (online course)