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What is "Sliver Knitting" - Definition & Explanation

A type of circular knitting in which a high pile fabric is knitted by the drawing-in of the sliver by the knitting needles.

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A method of applying short fibers rather than color to the entire surface of the fabric. The fabric may be printed with an adhesive and the fiber dusted, onto it, or the fibers may be contained in...
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