- a type of knitting machineAlso called: stocking loom, stocking machine
Examples from the Web for stocking frame
When we speak of the stocking-frame, we speak of a machine which knits every article of hosiery.
Were any people thrown out of employment by the stocking-frame?
But the time of waiting was long and weary before he fell in with a Mr. Strutt, the inventor of the stocking-frame.The Boyhood of Great Inventors
A. Fraser Robertson
His cogitations resulted in the contrivance of a stocking-frame, which imitated the movements of the fingers in knitting.Triumphs of Invention and Discovery in Art and Science
J. Hamilton Fyfe
William Lee's stocking-frame worked well for two centuries and a half.