knitted structures

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  • Created by: Abigail
  • Created on: 29-05-15 11:33
  • vertical - known as wales and horizontal are known as courses
  • weft knits are created by one yarn held together by a row of loops
  • weft yarn properties include;
    - drapes well,
    - good insulator
    - ladders
    - doesn't crease easily
    - easily distorted
    - lots of stretch
  • examples of weft knit include single jersey and double jersey
  • warp knits are created by many separate yarns interlaced sideways
  • properties include;

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