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What is "Rib" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 17-Jan-2024 (6 months, 1 day ago)
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Rib
A knit fabric made with plain stitches alternating with purl stitches. Rib knits have natural stretch properties.
Rib
Any fabric with a cord or ridge effect.

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