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What is "Slinky" - Definition & Explanation

A market term for a shiny, drapey knit fabric of synthetic fiber with fine ribs.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A natural textile made from the pulp of bamboo grass, it is considered sustainable, because the bamboo plant grows quickly and does not require the use of herbicides and pesticides to thrive....
A basic chair style that consists of vertical posts and horizontal rungs. The continuous rear posts also form the supports for the back rest, which can consist of slats or spindles. The seat is...
A method of printing resulting in short fibers, rather than color, being applied in a design to the surface of the fabric. The fabric may be printed with an adhesive and the fiber dusted onto it, or...
(Breaking Stregth) - The strength shown by a fiber, yarn, or fabric to resist breaking under pressure. It is the actual number of pounds of resistance that a fabric will give before the material is...
A stitch laid down before other design elements to help stabilize stretchy fabrics and tack down wales or naps on fabrics such as corduroy, so the design's details don't get lost. May also be used to...

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