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Unformatted text preview: garment and they can also be warm for colder temperatures. They stretch pretty easily which makes the garment comfortable as well. However, like I said jersey knits will tend to curl or twist, after being washed repeatedly. Knitted products are a very popular because of their stretch ability, the fact that they can be very lightweight, and their ease of fit. They have the ability to stretch and recover as the body moves. Knitted garments are also cheaper than woven products. I like this specific knitted garment because it is a simple jersey knit but is accented with the lace on the bottom hem and the hand sewn beads on the top. It turns an ordinary, functional fabric into a fun design. References: Elsasser, Virginia Hencken(2005). Textiles: Concepts and Principles. Fairchild, New York. Hiatt, June Hemmons. (1988). The principles of knitting: Methods and techniques of hand knitting. Simon and Schuster, New York....
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course TMD 103 taught by Professor Kapstein during the Spring '08 term at Rhode Island.
- Spring '08