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What is "Ribbed" - Definition & Explanation

To form vertical ridges in knitting.
A style of fabric with raised ridges running parallel to one another.
Woven with raised vertical ribs.
An undulating ridged texture, like a person's rib cage showing through the skin.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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