Textiles - knitting

1. Weft knitting
Knitted in horizontal rows with horizontal ribs on the wrong side of the fabric, with V shape loops on the face of the fabric. The loops hold the fabric together by interlocking above and below each other.
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1b. Weft knitting
Fabrics produced using thud method are t-shirts (single jerseys) sports shirts (doubles jerseys) and knitted sweaters.
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2. Warp knitting
Created using a series of interlocking loops or chains, which run vertically along the fabric. The process can only be done by machine. It created a firmer fabric than weft knitting, which keeps its shape well and does not ladder when cut.
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2b. Warp knitting
Fabrics produced using this method can be either fine and lightweight e.g. Nets and lace, or heavier such as velour.
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Natural fibres - Cotton
From the cotton plant
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Linen
From the flax plant
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Wool
From sheep
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Silk
From silkworms
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Synthetic fibres - Viscose
Comes from pine trees
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Acrylic, nylon and polyester
Comes from oil and coal
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Card 2

Front

Fabrics produced using thud method are t-shirts (single jerseys) sports shirts (doubles jerseys) and knitted sweaters.

Back

1b. Weft knitting

Card 3

Front

Created using a series of interlocking loops or chains, which run vertically along the fabric. The process can only be done by machine. It created a firmer fabric than weft knitting, which keeps its shape well and does not ladder when cut.

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

Fabrics produced using this method can be either fine and lightweight e.g. Nets and lace, or heavier such as velour.

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

From the cotton plant

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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