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.

Capabilities

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.

  • Carding

    We have a total of six cards in our facility, with the ability to card both course and fine fibers.

  • Picking / Blending

    Whether we are blending many bales of the same fiber to open and emulsify them or the intimate blending of many different fibers for the ultimate performance blend, our opening/blending department has both sample and large production capabilities allowing us to get consistently homogenous blends.

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  • Five Questions with Shawn, Dye House Lead

    Shawn, Draper Knitting Dye House Lead 2021

    How did you come to work at Draper?I started as a temp through an agency. July will be my fourth anniversary here at Draper. Have you always worked in manufacturing? I have worked in various manufacturing roles since I was 21. I worked first as a CNC machine operator making car parts. Then later on, […]

  • Five Questions with Beth, Draper Knitting Office Manager

    How did you come to work at Draper?I knew Kristin through various Canton community volunteer events and knew of the property and own many of the products sold at Draper. When the job at Draper became available, it seemed like a great fit! My prior experience was working as an office manager for another small […]

  • Customer Spotlight: Truly Charis

    Truly Charis is a small, family-owned business located in the beautifully diverse city of San Antonio, TX. Destani, owner, creative designer, and lead seamstress, and her husband, Ariel, developed Truly Charis as a means to provide for their 6 children. Charis is derived from a Greek word meaning “grace, kindness, and life” – qualities that are […]

Contact Us:

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