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What is "Pile Knit" - Definition & Explanation

A type of knit construction which utilizes a special yarn or a sliver that is interlooped into a standard knit base. This construction is used in the formation of imitation fur fabrics, in special liners for cold weather apparel such as jackets and coats, and in some floor coverings. While any basic knit stitch may be used for the base of pile knits, the most common is the jersey stitch.

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A tennis shirt, popularly called the polo shirt, is a T-shaped shirt with a collar and two buttons; typically including a pocket. Common fabrics for these shirts include pique cotton, jersey cotton,...

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