What is "Jacquard Knit" - Definition & Explanation

A weft double knit fabric in which a Jacquard type of mechanism is used. This device individually controls needles or small groups of needles, and allows very complex and highly patterned knits to be created.
A pattern knit directly into the fabric during the manufacturing process. Typically, 2 or more colors are used.

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