US 11,751,620 B2
Decorative knot and article of apparel or headwear incorporating same
Kenneth Hur, Warrington, PA (US)
Assigned to Annie International, Inc., North wales, PA (US)
Filed by Annie International, Inc., North Wales, PA (US)
Filed on Dec. 7, 2021, as Appl. No. 17/544,566.
Prior Publication US 2023/0172299 A1, Jun. 8, 2023
Int. Cl. A42B 1/041 (2021.01); A42B 1/004 (2021.01); A42B 5/00 (2006.01); A42C 5/00 (2006.01)
CPC A42B 1/041 (2013.01) [A42B 1/004 (2013.01); A42C 5/00 (2013.01)] 13 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. An article of apparel comprising a layer of fabric at least a part of which is adapted to cover a portion of an individual's body and including a decorative knot secured to said layer of fabric, the knot comprising:
a length of flexible core material having an exterior surface extending from one end to an opposite end of said length of flexible core material; and
a length of fabric fitting and covering the exterior surface of said length of core material;
wherein the fabric-covered length of core material is formed into a spiral consisting of multiple turns proceeding around an axis, said turns have a progressively increasing radius, and are progressively axially displaced from one another, and adjacent turns of said multiple turns touch, and are secured to, one another; and
wherein said multiple turns of said fabric-covered length of core material are disposed in opposed, overlying, relationship to said part of said layer of fabric.