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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:

This stitch is formed by three or four consecutive stitches of at least a 10 point movement. It should be used at the end of all columns, fills and any element where a trim will follow, such as color...
Mordants are after-fixing chemicals essential to impart some degree of colour fastness performance to most natural dyes and some synthetic ones. They are typically metal salts and therefore decidedly...
Descriptive of yarn spun wholly from combed wool inwhich the fibers arereasonably parallel ,and fabrics orgarments made fromsuchyarns. In mostcountriesfabrics with a small proportion...
A fabric knitted on a circular knitting machine using interlocking loops and a double stitch on a double needle frame to form a fabric with double thickness. It is the same on both sides. Today, most...
Not to be confused with cashmere. Cassimere is twill weave worsted suiting pattern usually made of wool or worsted fibers. inish is somewhat lustrous. Not a fine quality fabric but rather an...

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