Branson Sock Machine Instruction Manual
The Illustrated Descriptive Circular of the Branson Knitter was written by the Branson Machine Company of Philadelphia, P.A.
Designed for domestic and industrial use, the Branson Knitter won various medals and diplomas at the 1899 National Export Exposition under the auspices of the Philadelphia Museums and the Franklin Institute.
This 23 page instruction manual details the use and operation of the Branson knitting machine using various cylinder combinations.
Clear and concise information regarding the types of wool best suited for each cylinder combination is outlined in table form. Patterns for gloves, ribbed socks and mittens are well-written and easy to follow.
Illustrations of Branson's New Automatic Ribber Machine, of Branson's New Automatic Ribber Machine, large hand winder and shaker swift are added features. Photocopies of the Branson Instruction Manual are available in english.