Weft knitted fabri
Weft knitted fabrics
In weft or filling knitting , the loops made by each weft thread are formed substantially across the width of the fabric. (56) Filling (weft) knits are characterized by most stretch in the crosswise direction and more stability in the lengthwise direction .Weft knits are mostly produced on large –diameter circular machines , the circular weft knits may be used in original tubular form or split to open width .(2)
There are four basic stitches used in manufacturing weft knits.
1-The flat or jersey stitch
3-The interlock stitch