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What is "Rib" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 24-Jan-2023 (1 year, 2 months, 24 days 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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