[flat-nit] /ˈflætˌnɪt/

(of a fabric) made by flat knitting.
the simplest knitted construction, consisting of vertical ribs visible on the front of the fabric and horizontal rows of stitches visible on the back, used in the production of hosiery and jersey fabrics.


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