MocT have 130 years of technology and experience in producing loopwheel garments.
Premium knitwear, made in Japan on vintage 1950s looms.
The "loop-wheel” knitting machine that is used was adopted in Japan in the early 1900’s for manufacturing western style clothing. Most of the Japanese vintage items that we find today were made by this machine. When knitting fabric using loop-wheeling machines, no extra force is applied to the yarn so it retains the softness and unique texture that you have after you wash it.
Because this machine can only knit about 1 meter of fabric an hour, most factories currently use the latest high-speed knitting machines called "sinker knitting machines" for mass production. MocT sweats however, continue to only use this high grade knitting technique at their factory in Wakayama prefecture, the only factory that is still in operation. In addition, because it uses un-dyed threads, it can be worn and washed repeatedly to give it a softer texture.
The secret of the soft texture, which cannot be reproduced by any type of dyeing method, is due to the cotton being dyed at raw material stage so the soft texture of cotton is maximised.