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What is "Barre" - Definition & Explanation

Occurs in circular knit. Caused by mixing yarn on feed into machine. Fabric will appear to have horizontal streaks.
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 yarns, problems during the finishing process.
Knitted fabric containing bars.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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