P.T. Legare

One of the most significant tradesmen and manufacturers in French Canada, Pierre-Theophilus Légaré (1851-1926) and his company specialized in the cars and the equipment of the farm. It was also distributor for the articles of house. P.T. Légaré Limited.
Published catalogs of the company are very rare.

 
   
 

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Some photos of Legare Sock Machines.
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Legare 400

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Legare 400

 
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One type of Legare yarn mast- threaded for heel and toe.

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Same type of yarn mast, but threaded for normal knitting.

 
P000992.jpg (25546 bytes)Type 2 Legare yarn mast- threaded for heel and toe. P000989.jpg (27025 bytes)Type 2 Legare yarn mast, but threaded for normal knitting. P000991.jpg (20963 bytes)Close up of Type 2 Legare yarn mast threaded for heel/toe knitting.
Type 3, or auto knitter style yarn mast. Type 3 -threaded for doing heel and toe.
     
Cylinder tension adjustment.  Pointer down, larger stitch. Pointer higher, smaller stitch. Ribber tension adjustment. Pointer towards the center is larger stitch. Pointer outwards is smaller stitch.

<---From the Money Maker Manual.

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