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What is "Stockinette" - Definition & Explanation

A term sometimes used for soft, plain stitch, knit jersey used for underwear & other apparel.
A soft elastic usually cotton fabric used especially for bandages and infants' wear.
Stocking stitch A pattern consisting of alternating rows of knit plain and purl stitches; one of the foundations of knitting.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

Refers to the ability of a fabric to move moisture (sweat) away from the skin to the outer layer of fabric where it can evaporate more easily thus helping to keep the skin dry. Used in activewear and...
Removal of loose threads, knots, slubs, burs, and other extraneous materials from fabrics by means of a burling iron, a type of tweezer. The trick is to remove the impurity without damaging the...
A manufactured assembly of fibres or yarns (or both) that has substantial surface area in relation to its thickness, and sufficient mechanical strength to give the assembly inherent...
Term used to describe a fabric used in outerwear, which allows for a minimum pack volume and weight. Lightweight packable garments offer the most versatile weather protection. Some of these fabrics...
An imperfection, characterized by a ridge or mark running in the crosswise or lengthwise directions of the fabric. Barrˇs can be caused by tension variations in the knitting process, poor quality...

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