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What is "Circular Knit" - Definition & Explanation

Weft knit fabric made on a circular needle-bed knitting machine, which produces fabric in tubular form. Common types include single or double knits. Seamless hosiery are also made on a circular knitting machine. Although allowances are made on the machine for knitting the welt and foot. See Knitting (Circular).
Weft knit fabric made on a circular needle-bed knitting machine which produces fabric in tubular form. Common types include single or double-knits.
Refers To Fabrics Knit On A Circular Knitting Machine, I.e. One Which Has Its Needles Arranged In A Circle Thus Producing The Fabric In Tubular Form . The Fabrics May Be Sold Tubular Or Slit And Sold Open Width. A Circular Knitting Machine May Be Used To Produce Full Width Fabrics Or Narrow Shaped Components Such As For Hosiery.
The major knitting method in hosiery construction. Yarn is knitted into hosiery using a cylindrical tube. Toes are later sewn in.
Process in which modern seamless hosiery is made, which results in a tapered tube, which is then sewn closed at the toe.

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