Flow Chart of Sweater Manufacturing Process

Flow Chart of Sweater Manufacturing Process:

The sweater is one kind of knitted item. It can be a pullover or cardigans which are worn by adults and children of both sexes. Sweater items also followed the garments manufacturing flow chart which makes the manufacturing processes easier. The actual process flow chart of sweater garments manufacturing have been discussed in this article.

Sweater Manufacturing Process

Sweater Manufacturing Process

Flow Chart of Sweater Manufacturing Process:

Yarn collection

Winding of yarns

Yarn distribution

Knitting start of sweater panels

Online inspection of knitting panels

Linking of panels

Online inspection of linking panels

Trimming

Light checking

Mending

Making buttonhole

Washing

Labeling

Ironing

Inspection by the factory quality team

Folding and packing

Final inspection

Shipment

All the processes are discussed in the below table:

SL No.
Process
Procedure
01
Yarn collection
According to buyers’ instructions required types of yarn should be collected from the suppliers. But, before purchasing yarn, a sweater garments merchandiser must need a clear idea about the wastage% of yarn. It should be noted here that, the range of wastage% for cotton and acrylic is 5-7% and in the case of viscose, spandex and wool it is 10-12%.
02
Winding of yarns
Here, by using the winding machine, yarns are wound into cones from hanks, which are stored for production.
03
Yarn distribution
When the winding of yarns completed, then all the cones are sent to the yarn distribution section. From here, it’s distributed into the knitting floor. Here, it should be noted that yarn distribution should be perfect for the correct gauge knitting machine.
04
Knitting start
of sweater panels
According to the buyer’s provided sample, sweater panels are knitted here. The number of panels can vary for different sweater styles. A single worker makes all the sweater panel here.
05
Online inspection of knitting panels
After making sweater panels it’s checked by online Q.C.
If found any problem, immediately rectified by the operator.
06
Linking of panels
Here, by using the linking machine, all the sweater panels are joined according to buyers providing samples.
07
Online inspection of linking panels
After linking of all panels, it’s checked by online Q.C here. if found any problem, immediately takes the necessary steps.
08
Trimming
In this process, loose yarns are trimmed by using the trimmer.
09
Light checking
In this stage, sweaters are checked here by using a light checking machine.
10
Mending
If found any knitting defects in the sweater, then it’s repaired here with the help of a needle.
11
Making buttonhole
According to the buyer’s approved sample, all the required button holes are made here also zippers are attached here.
12
Washing
In this stage, the sweater is sent o the washing section for completing the required wash. It should be noted here that, washing is a must-needed process in the case of cotton and acrylic, where, in the case of fancy yarns it’s not recommended.
13
Labeling
Here, required labels are attached to the sweater by using a sewing machine.
14
Ironing
According to the buyer’s provided measurement sheet, sweater garments are ironed here by using a steam iron. Here, it should be mentioned that, after ironing, sweaters are kept open to dry the steam.
15
Inspection by the factory quality team
After completing all the above processes, the factory quality team inspects the clothing according to buyers’ demand.
16
Folding and packing
All the sweater garments are folded and packed here and make ready for shipment.
17
Final inspection
Finally, the buyer’s nominated quality team inspects the sweater garments here according to the buyer’s instruction.
18
Shipment
Finally, all the goods are sent to the shipping port.

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