History Zone

Domestic Knitting Machine
KH1-B3 (1955)

Brother entered the home knitting machine field in 1954 as its first step to diversify its business. The company acquired the press technology of processing iron plates in a short period of time and then succeeded, with great effort, in developing home knitting machines. Brother also offered knitting classes in Japan to popularize knitting machines and promote its products. The number of these classes reached a maximum of 20,000 in the 1970s.