Manufacturing USA Knitwear Since 1968.

Granite Knitwear which is entering its third generation as a family owned business was established in 1968 by Frank & Mary Jones. For the first 6 years, the company concentrated on building up its wholesale customer base and expanding its knit products.
By 1974 the demand for T-shirts as outerwear was increasing dramatically. To enter this retail market Cal Cru company was created, a label was designed and a sales force was formed. (For your information Cal Cru is short for California Crew which was a take off of the Hi-Crew brand that Stedman(now a part of Hanes) had made popular.)... (more)

Equipment & Machinery:


Take your concept drawings and reference materials to these factories. They will assist in refining your concept and thinking through the components involved in the Making Process.


Pattern makers will make a blueprint of your idea. They make sure your design will be well-constructed.


Material suppliers will provide you with the raw materials and components of your end product.


Sample makers will assemble the first end product prototypes.


These factories will mass produce your designs.