What is weft knitting?

Weft knitting: One type of knitting method where fabric is formed by making loops in horizontal way. Loops are formed by using a single yarn and inter-meshing of loops take place in a circular or flat form. Most of the weft knitting is made in tubular form. For example; Tee shirts are made with weft knitted fabric. 


A sketch of weft knitted fabric is shown in following figure.

Weft Knitted Structure
Weft Knitted Structure


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