weft knitting


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weft′ knit`ting


n.
a knitting process in which the yarn is knitted horizontally and in a circular form. Compare warp knitting.
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Knitted fabrics can be manufactured by two principal methods -- weft knitting and warp knitting.
Weft knitting technique is dominant in Pakistani textile industry over warp knitting technique, various small to large companies are operating in this sector.
Among the topics are the classification of knitting, circular weft knitting machines and mechanisms, warp-knitted stitches and structures, yarn and its selection for knitting, and the concept of green business in knitting and knitwear industries.
The present study tends to analyze the uniaxial compression of fibrous systems with oriented distribution of fibers into yarns, which were incorporated into fabrics by weft knitting technology.
The Leicester firm will continue to trade as Alan Shelton, making and supplying creels for firms in the weft knitting, weaving and yarn texturing industries.