needlebar

needlebar

[′nēd·əl‚bär]
(textiles)
A bar for mounting needles on a sewing or knitting machine.
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The Myriad is available up to 1/12" gauge and can be equipped with double sliding needlebar. All Cobble tufting machines are available up to 5 meters width.
A newcomer to the tufted rug business, American Weavers, makes its products on 5/32-gauge tufting equipment with a computer-controlled needlebar that is capable of tufting in intricate patterns.