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flat-knit

[flat-nit] /ˈflætˌnɪt/
adjective
1.
(of a fabric) made by flat knitting.
Compare circular-knit.
Origin of flat-knit
1955-1960
First recorded in 1955-60

plain knit

noun
1.
the simplest knitted construction, consisting of vertical ribs visible on the front of the fabric and horizontal rows of stitches visible on the back, used in the production of hosiery and jersey fabrics.
Also called flat knit.
Origin
First recorded in 1965-70
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