What is "Doubleknit" - Definition & Explanation

A woven fabric construction made by interlacing two or more sets of warp yarns with two or more sets of filling yarns. A weft knit fabric in which two layers of loops are formed that cannot be separated. Made from cotton, wool, worsted, silk, rayon, and synthetics with a circular or flat-needle bar type. A two faced cloth, either face may be utilized as the right side. The fabric originated in Milan and Florence. Can be stabilized for shrinkage control and dry cleans satisfactorily. A double knit machine, which has two complete sets of needles, is required for this construction.
A circular knit fabric of double thickness.

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