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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.

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The treatment of textile materials in aqueous or other solutions in order to remove natural fats, waxes, proteins and other constituents, as well as dirt, oil and other impurities. NOTE: The...
A short length of warp or weft yarn that has twisted on itself owing to lively twist (see twist liveliness) or insufficient tension. NOTE: The snarling may occur during or prior to the weaving...
Manufactured fiber made of continuous filaments, and made of two related components, each with different degrees of shrinkage. The result is a crimping of the filament, which makes the fiber...
Lengths of fabric, several plies high, which have been spread on a cutting table ready for cutting. The fabric is subsequently cut in accordance with a cutting plan which is usually designed to...

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