The year is 1871 and businessman Johann Jakob Zimmerli sends his wife, Pauline, to Basel to learn how to operate the recently invented...
The year is 1871 and businessman Johann Jakob Zimmerli sends his wife, Pauline, to Basel to learn how to operate the recently invented knitting machine and bring her expertise back home with her. This was the impetus for the future success of this family-run company and its outstanding products. Pauline Zimmerli recruited her first employees and, in 1874, she developed the 2-needle knitting machine. Her discovery revolutionised the production of ribbed fabrics and underwear. You can feel the quality of the traditional craftsmanship with every touch; manifest evidence of the hard-won expertise that has been handed down over many generations. Sophisticated details and perfect designs offer immediate sensory feedback and guarantee an absolutely exclusive experience when it comes to style and feel.