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What is "Jersey fabric" - Definition & Explanation

The consistent interlooping of yarns in the jersey stitch to produces a fabric with a smooth, flat face, and a more textured, but uniform back.

Jersey fabrics may be produced on either circular or flat weft knitting machines.

A generic name applied to weft knitted fabric.
The consistent interloping of yarns in the jersey stitch to produce a fabric with a smooth, flat face, and a more textured, but uniform back. Jersey fabrics may be produced on either circular of flat weft knitting machines.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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