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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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A type of durable press finish in which the finish is applied to the fabric by the mill, but the garment manufacturer completes the cure of the finish by applying heat, using an oven, or press, or...

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