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What is "Stretch knit" - Definition & Explanation

Refers to any knit fabric with elastic properties usually the result of using spandex yarn.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

Treatment or process designed to alter or improve the surface appearance, function or texture of a fabric. Examples include: mercerizing, calendaring, glazing, moiré, napping, shearing, cropping,...
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