The two needle-beds accommodate the needles and the jacks.
The needles can be the lateral spring type to transfer the stitches and have high or low butts. The jacks can be high, medium or neutral; high and medium jacks are used for knitting while the neutral jacks keep the needle in the knitting position.
A bar is attached to the needle-beds which separates the jacks commanding the needles (their butt is above the bar) from the non-knitting jacks (the butt is under the bar). On the rear needle-bed a racking device can rack one needle at a time, right or leftward according to the commands transmitted by the cards.
The front needle-bed is equipped with a half-pitch racking system for the stitch transfer.
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