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A tufting machine as disclosed with a variable yarn feed mechanism and a method for tufting patterns with yarns from two rows of needles offset longitudinally from one another in a fashion that the different stitch lengths are selected in a fashion that the yarns from each row of needles are complementary to the other and maintain a consistent stitch density.

Title
Tufting machine and process for variable stitch rate tufting
Application Number
11/243728
Publication Number
7426895 (B2)
Application Date
October 5, 2005
Publication Date
September 23, 2008
Inventor
Roberta M Rumfola
Hamburg
NY, US
Brian Lovelady
Soddy Daisy
TN, US
Mike Bishop
Signal Mountain
TN, US
Jeff Smith
Hixson
TN, US
Agent
Douglas T Johnson
Assignee
Tuftco Corporation
TN, US
IPC
D05C 15/14
D05C 15/12
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