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7432 WEAVERS, KNITTERS AND RELATED WORKERS
 


    Weavers, knitters and related workers spin and wind yarn by hand, weave materials on hand looms, make carpets by using a knotting technique, knit garment fabrics by hand or hand- operated machine or perform similar manufacturing tasks by hand or hand-operated machine.

    Tasks include -

    (a) spinning and winding yarn by hand;

    (b) drawing warp threads into loom by hand;

    (c) weaving plain or figured cloth, tapestry, lace, carpet or other fabrics on hand looms;

    (d) making carpets by using a knotting technique;

    (e) knitting garments and other articles on hand-operated machine or by hand;

    (f) crocheting or making braid by hand;

    (g) making nets by hand;

    (h) performing related tasks;

    (i) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Knitter

  • Spinner, thread and yarn

  • Threader, loom

  • Weaver, carpet

  • Weaver cloth


  • Some related occupations classified elsewhere:

  • Handicraft worker, textiles - 7332

  • Machine-operator, knitting - 8262

  • Machine-operator, weaving - 8262


   
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 Updated 19 September 2004, by VA.