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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.

Some other terms

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A hand method of dyeing that involves gathering small portions of the fabric and tying them tightly before dyeing. The tied areas resist penetration of the dye, resulting in irregular patterns. Also...
A medium to heavy twill fabric with a contrast in color between the twill line and the ground. Usually has a mottled or flecked appearance caused by using a warp yarn with 2 or more colors twisted...
A wood repair using a solid fill, usually shellac, lacquer or related resins, heated and melted with a hot blade and flowed into a defect. The blade is called a burn-in knife and is heated...
A term used in bonding or laminating to describe the amount of force required to delaminate a piece of woven or knit fabric from its urethane foam or backing material. The stronger the bond, the...

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