09032763 is referenced by 2 patents and cites 164 patents.

Methods of manufacturing a knitted component for an article of footwear that include knitting an upper with an integral knit tongue during a knitting process on a knitting machine are described. The knitting process forms the integral knit tongue of unitary knit construction with the upper so that the integral knit tongue extends through a throat area of the knitted component. The integral knit tongue can include raised elements formed of unitary knit construction with the tongue.

Title
Method of knitting a knitted component with an integral knit tongue
Application Number
14/273683
Publication Number
9032763 (B2)
Application Date
May 9, 2014
Publication Date
May 19, 2015
Inventor
Daren P Tatler
Hillsboro
OR, US
Daniel A Podhajny
Beaverton
OR, US
Adrian Meir
Portland
OR, US
Agent
Plumsea Law Group
Assignee
NIKE
OR, US
IPC
A43B 9/00
D04B 7/28
D04B 15/56
D04B 1/22
A43B 23/26
A43B 23/02
D04B 1/24
A43B 1/04
D04B 7/30
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