weft knitting
noun see weft knit

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • weft knitting — weft′ knit ting n. tex a knitting process in which the yarn is knitted horizontally and in a circular form Compare warp knitting …   From formal English to slang

  • weft knitting — noun : knitting in which each row of loops is formed by a crosswise thread made chiefly on circular or flat machines compare warp knitting * * * a knitting process in which the yarn is knitted horizontally and in a circular form. Also called… …   Useful english dictionary

  • weft knitting — a knitting process in which the yarn is knitted horizontally and in a circular form. Also called filling knitting. Cf. warp knitting. * * * …   Universalium

  • weft-knitted — /weft nit id/, adj. noting or pertaining to a fabric made by weft knitting. Also, weft knit. [1940 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • Knitting — Knit redirects here. See also KNIT and Knitted fabric. Knitting is a method by which thread or yarn may be turned into cloth. Knitting consists of loops called stitches pulled through each other. The active stitches are held on a needle until… …   Wikipedia

  • Knitting needle — Bamboo knitting needles A …   Wikipedia

  • Knitting machine — The knitting machine, sometimes called knitting frame, knitting loom,or hand knitting machine, is used to produce knit fabrics on a fixedbed of hooked needles. Knitting machines can be hand powered or motor assisted.Pattern stitches can be… …   Wikipedia

  • weft knit — noun Date: 1943 a knit fabric produced in machine or hand knitting with the yarns running crosswise or in a circle compare warp knit • weft knitted adjective • weft knitting noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • weft-knitted — adjective see weft knit * * * /weft nit id/, adj. noting or pertaining to a fabric made by weft knitting. Also, weft knit. [1940 45] …   Useful english dictionary

  • weft-knit — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective or weft knitted ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ : made by weft knitting most sweaters, bathing suits … are made of weft knit fabrics G.A.Urlaub …   Useful english dictionary

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