Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Rib Knit

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_10046

n A double-knit fabric in which the wales or vertical rows of stitches intermesh alternately on the face and the back. In other words, odd wales intermesh on one side of the cloth and even wales on the other. Ribknit fabrics of this type have good elasticity, especially in the width.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA