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What is "Argyle" - Definition & Explanation

An argyle pattern is one containing diamonds in a sort of diagonal checkerboard pattern.
A design of various colored diamond shaped blocks on a single colored ground, usually crossed by lines in a diamond shape. Popular in sweaters and hosiery.
A popular design for knitted fabrics. Two or three colors are generally used in a diamond shape arrangement.
Use to describe different colors of a knitted pattern of diamond-shaped designs.
Typically a diamond pattern woven into a garment.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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A method of printing by passing the fabric over metal rollers on which the design has been engraved. One roller is used for each color. Used for printing long runs with good register and a clear,...

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