TextileGlossary.com

What is "Pointelle" - Definition & Explanation

A knit fabric with a pattern of holes or openings made by using transfer stitches.
Very feminine, delicate-looking, rib-knit fabric made with a pattern of openings.
Pointelle is a kind of drop needle fabric. It is constructed to control the degree of unlooping of certain stitches and to provide for opening needles latches when necessary.
A stitch used in knitting to create a tiny, openwork pattern.
A textured fabric with holes forming a design in the fabric.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

Fixing is the term described for the various ways of getting dyes stuck onto or into fibres. Fixing is part of the dyeing process and differs from after-fixing which is generally used to describe a...
Usually have straight or close fitting skirts, accompanied by a form fitting bodice. The skirt is often ankle length and sometimes has a slit in either the front, side, or back to make walking...
The term used for passing fabric through big continuous ovens called stenters. In addition to just drying stenters can align fabrics, set fabrics, apply chemicals to fabrics via pad mangles. Stenter...
A general classification of fabric characterized by a broad range of crinkled or gained surface effects. Methods of making crepe include the use of hard twisted yarns, special chemical treatment,...
A tracksuit is a article of clothing consisting of two parts- trousers and a jacket. It was originally intended for use in sports mainly as what athletes wore over the clothes they competed in to be...

Companies for Pointelle:


If you manufacture, distribute or otherwise deal in Pointelle, please fill your company details below so that we can list our company for FREE!

Add a definition

Add a definition for a textile term that you know about! Send us an email & tell us:
  • The term you want to define
  • Its definition in 500 words or less
  • Attach an image if necessary.
  • Optionally, tell us about yourself in 200 words or less!

(s) 2018 TextileGlossary.com Some rights reserved. • Sitemap