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What is "Warp Knit" - Definition & Explanation

Knit fabric in which intermeshing loops are positioned in a lengthwise, or warp, direction. The fabric has a flatter, closer, less elastic structure than most weft knits and is run-resistant.
A fabric produced by interlocking loops in a lengthwise direction. Warp knits tend to be flatter, smoother, more run resistant, and more stable than weft knits. Examples are tricot, raschel and milanese.
A knit created with the use of several yarns and several needles.
Term used to describe fabric knitted on a warp knitting machine.

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