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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:

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Said of a cloth which has irregular stripes or streaks of practically the same color in the background. Each yarn in the motif is dyed a solid color. runs in the warp direction of the goods, and...
Term used to describe a fabric used in outerwear, which allows for a minimum pack volume and weight. These lightweight, packable garments offer the most versatile weather protection. Some of these...
The longitudinal edges of a fabric that are formed during weaving with the weft not only turning at the edges but also passing continuously across the width of the fabric from edge. NOTE: Selvedges...

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