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Fred is making a stocking
The Mill also has an exhibition of knitting machines. Here Fredis at work on an early knitting frame making silk stockings the old way. Jedediah Strutt invented the Derby Rib attachment which allowed ribbed (stretchable) shaped stockings to be made.