This is the principle knitting element of knitting machine is hooked metal Needle.
NeedleTypes of Needle:
1.      Individual needle.
2.      United needle.
Individual needle:
1.      Spring bearded needle.
2.      Latch needle.
3.      Compound needle.
United needle: When some of the needles are fixed in a bar and move united by during loop formation, then this types of needles are called united needle.