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double knit

[¦dəb·əl ′nit]
(textiles)
Firm, often reversible knitted fabric made by using a double set of needles to produce a single two-layer fabric; weave may be plain or fancy patterns or textures.
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"This season, we've introduced two new fabrics that brides will love: Luxe Double Knit and Soft English Net," said Chief Creative Officer, Martine Harris.
Knitted fabrics made up of cotton and blended with manmade yarn of various types, single knit, double knit, fleece raised and terry etc.
* 1/4 yard of double knit or baby rib knit solid fabric
With more than 225 machines in its 120,000 square foot mill in Troy, North Carolina, Alandale is the largest and most diverse domestic producer of single knits (jersey, piques, etc.), double knits (interlock, rib, etc.), fleece and other course and fine gauge, large and body size knit fabrics and textiles.
Despite numerous functions such as four tying methods, single and double knits, short knot-ends or the yarn break detector the advanced touch screen control makes the handling of the machine especially simple.
A circular knitting machine produces mainly jersey and a variety of double knits. Flat knitting machines produce yard goods such as tricot and raschel knits.
Double knits are back as they allow for great comfort, particularly when traveling.
By the time Georgio Armani and Donna Karan succumbed to stretch polyester double knits, no one cried, `blasphemy!' Instead, the young turks of fashion cried, `cool.'
The director said they couldn't give away the clothes since no one wanted to wear double knits.
Double knits, such as interlock and rib knits, have vertical ribs on both sides.