double knit
noun Date: 1895 a knitted fabric (as wool) made with a double set of needles to produce a double thickness of fabric with each thickness joined by interlocking stitches; also an article of clothing made of such fabric

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • double-knit — [dub′əlnit΄] adj. knit with a double stitch, which gives extra thickness to the fabric …   English World dictionary

  • double-knit — /dub euhl nit , nit /, n. 1. a weft knit fabric that consists of two single knit fabrics intimately interlooped. 2. a garment made of such a fabric. Also, double knit, doubleknit. [1890 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • double-knit — /dub euhl nit , nit /, n. 1. a weft knit fabric that consists of two single knit fabrics intimately interlooped. 2. a garment made of such a fabric. Also, double knit, doubleknit. [1890 95] …   Useful english dictionary

  • double knit — noun a knit fabric similar to jersey that is made with two sets of needles producing a double thickness joined by interlocking stitches • Hypernyms: ↑knit …   Useful english dictionary

  • double-knit — dou′ble knit′ n. 1) tex a fabric knitted on a machine with two sets of needles and yarns, thereby having the same characteristic ribbing on both the face and the back 2) clo a garment made of this • Etymology: 1890–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • double knit — noun A knitted fabric consisting of a double thickness, made on a machine with two sets of needles …   Wiktionary

  • Double knitting — is a form of knitting in which two fabrics are knit simultaneously with two yarns on one pair of needles. The fabrics may be inseparable, as in interlock knitted fabrics, or they can simply be two unconnected fabrics. In principle, an arbitrary… …   Wikipedia

  • dou´ble-knit´ — double knit, a specially stitched fabric having twice the usual thickness: »A double knit is any knit made with two sets of needles, creating a fabric of double thickness (Duncan G. Steck). –dou´ble knit´, adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • doubleknit — double knit also dou·ble knit (dŭbʹəl nĭt ) n. A jerseylike fabric knitted on a machine equipped with two sets of needles so that a double thickness of fabric is produced in which the two sides of the fabric are interlocked.   dou ble knitʹ adj.… …   Universalium

  • Slip-stitch knitting — is a family of knitting techniques that use slip stitches to make multiple fabrics simultaneously, to make extra long stitches, and/or to carry over colors from an earlier row. Contents 1 Basic methods 2 Double knitting with slip stitches 3… …   Wikipedia

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