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Organized by the Knitwear Innovation and Design Society (KIDS), “Knitwear Symphony 2018” was held on September 7, 2018 during Hong Kong Fashion Week 2018.
Shima Seiki (Hong Kong) Ltd continuously given full support to this show since 2009.

Two different collections were displayed:
Aurora active wear collection formed by geometric graphics and lines.
Sashiko Play is a collection of party dresses with exquisite embellishments.


Aurora collection knitted by SVR123SP-SV 14G. By using Shima Seiki Spring- type sinker system, double jersey inlay made quilting effect.. Flechage (partial knit) creates 3D patch-work effect which is knitted by inlay structure and 2 colors jacquard. Flechage also reduce the linking time.

Before knitting an actual sample, designer make use of the APEX function: Design, PGM and 3Dmodeling to create super realistic  ‘virtual samples’; modify the design and pattern plus check the 3D image from all angles. Sampling time and costs are greatly reduced. APEX3 now plays an important role of  within the knitwear industry and heading forward to digitalize Era.

Aurora Collection
Machine: SVR123SP-SV 14G
Technical provided by Shanghai Shima Seiki Technical Team
Designed by Hong Kong Shima Seiki Ms. Kay Chan Hau Kei & Ms. Suey Tsang Shuk Wah



Sashiko Play

This collection knitted in Shima Seiki- Italy Branch.  All dresses created by WHOLEGARMENT® technique and with inlay structure. The inlay pattern using various kinds of yarn to make 3D embroidery effect.

Design and production are separated in 2 countries. By taking advantage of the capabilities of APEX3, it is possible for both designer and production team  in different locations to share a clear image of the design and same program language before sampling in which enhance the production efficiency.

Sashiko Play
Machine: SVR123SP-SV 14G
Technical provided by Italy Shima Seiki Technical Team
Designed by Hong Kong Shima Seiki Ms. Kay Chan Hau Kei

The Following photos provided by: KIDS (毛織創新及設計協會)