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What is "Turtleneck" - Definition & Explanation

A high, close-fitting, turnover collar used especially for sweaters.
  • Having a high tubular collar fitting closely around the neck
  • A sweater or jersey with a high close-fitting collar
  • Some other terms

    Some more terms:

    The consistent interloping of yarns in the jersey stitch to produce a fabric with a smooth, flat face, and a more textured, but uniform back. Jersey fabrics may be produced on either circular of flat...
    A method orginated in Java of resist dyeing which employs wax as the resist. The pattern is covered with wax. and the fabric is then dyed, producing a white design on a dyed ground. The waxed...
    Customer's Own Material -- a term describing when a customer, not the upholsterer or factory supplies material for use. It is a common practice to charge a cutting fee. This compensates somewhat for...
    The act of punching holes in JACQUARD CARDS according to a pattern or DESIGN DRAFT, so that when they are set up in the LOOM, they will control the weaving mechanism and the pattern will be woven...
    Fabrics that have been coated with some substance to make them longer lasting, or impervious to water or other liquids. The uses are numerous and coating substances or materials include oil,...

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