Loop stitches of ribbed garment parts on points of transfer bar.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Toppers do?

Loops stitches of ribbed garment parts on points of transfer bar to facilitate transfer of garment part to needles of knitting machine. Cuts several stitches and pulls yarn out by hand to unravel rows of surplus fabric between points and edge of fabric. May assist KNITTER, FULL-FASHIONED GARMENT to doff machine.

Should I be a Topper?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Beet Topper, Pie Topper, Toggler

    How to become a Topper

    Toppers generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Topper-related education!
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