Knit Goods Mender

Repair defects in knitted cloth and garments, using needle and thread.
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Salary Range
$19,000 – $39,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Knit Goods Menders do?

Repairs defects, such as holes, runs, dropped or pulled threads, and needles lines, in knitted cloth and garments, using needle and thread or latch needle: Examines cloth or garment to detect defects or markings indicating defects. Sews up holes, using needle and thread. Reknits runs and replaces broken threads, using latch needle. Pulls knots to wrong side of garment, using hook. May operate sewing machine to resew defective seams or sew up holes in fabric. May clean soil spots from fabric or garment, using spray gun and cleaning fluid.


Should I be a Knit Goods Mender?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • How to become a Knit Goods Mender

    Knit Goods Menders often have a Certificate or higher. Chart?chd=s:9zadaa&chl=no+college+%2853%25%29|certificate+%2822%25%29||bachelor%27s+%2825%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,53,53
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