Draper Knitting Company specializes in knitted high pile, jersey, double knits, napped fleece, single sided terry and nonwoven fabrics for fashion, performance, industrial and safety applications.


We produce High Pile Sliver Knitting, Conventional Circular Knitting and Nonwoven Stitchbonded fabrics that are used in a variety of products including: paint rollers and buffing pads, performance clothing liners, footwear liners, gloves and air filtration filters.

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  • Napping

    We offer napping to create a range of surface characteristics on our circular knit fabrics (both tubular and open width) as well as brushing the back of sliver knit fabrics. We offer commission napping on knit or woven goods.

  • Commission Work

    Since Draper Knitting is a vertical mill we offer all of the services you might need to commission out, such as: Non-woven stitch bonding, Bending, Carding, Knitting, Stock dyeing, Piece dyeing, Coating, Heat Setting, Napping, Dolly Washing, Padding, Inspection and roll up, etc.

  • CAD

    We have been making high pile jacquard fabrics for over 20 years and have in-house CAD (computer-aided design) capabilities to make your JPEG into a custom designed high pile fabric.


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  • Five questions with Bobby, Draper Knitting Finishing Supervisor

    He’s not exactly the new kid on the block, but by Draper standards he’s still new. Introducing Bobby Souza, the Draper Knitting Finishing Supervisor. 1. How long have you been here at Draper Knitting? 13 months – December 3, 2019 was my one year anniversary. 2. What is your background in textiles? I worked for […]

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  • Draper Knitting Holidays – Fall/Winter 2019

    Draper Knitting will be closed in observance of the following holidays: Columbus Day – October 14 Thanksgiving Day – November 28 Veteran’s Day (observed) – November 29 Christmas Eve (1/2 Day) – December 24 Christmas Day – December 25 New Year’s Day – January 1, 2020

Contact Us:

  • Phone1-800-808-7707
  • Address Draper Knitting Company
    28 Draper Lane
    Canton, MA 02021 Map »