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What is "Drop Needle" - Definition & Explanation

A knit fabric characterized by vertical lines within the cloth. Manufactured by “dropping” a needle from the knitting cylinder,

Some other terms

Some more terms:

refers to the application of material such as plastic resin, wax, oil, varnish or lacquer to the surface of the fabric. Application methods include dipping, spraying, brushing, calendering or knife...
Brightness or reflectivity of fibers, yarns, carpets, or fabrics. Synthetic fibers are produced in various luster classifications including bright, semi-bright, semi-dull, and dull. Bright fibers...
100% worsted. If it is just called tropical, it can be made up in any fiber or blends of wool and synthetics. It has a plain and open weave. The yarns are tightly twisted and woven to permit a free...
Fabrics made directly from individual fibers that are matted together by forming an interlocking web of fibers either mechanically (tangling together) or chemically (gluing, bonding, or melting...
(woven fabric) - usually caused by an extra piece of yarn that is woven into fabric. It can also be caused by thick places in the yarn. Often is caused by fly waste being spun in yarn in the...

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