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What is "Rib fabric" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 24-Apr-2024 (2 months, 22 days ago)
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Rib fabric
A knitted fabric with a rib pattern. Depending upon the usage, the pattern can be altered to exhibit different rib effects. Rib fabric is used mainly in round necks and cuffs for certain types of T-shirts. It is also used for making undergarments.

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