double-knit

or dou·ble knit, dou·ble·knit

[ duhb-uhl-nit, -nit ]
/ ˈdʌb əlˈnɪt, -ˌnɪt /

noun

a weft-knit fabric that consists of two single-knit fabrics intimately interlooped.
a garment made of such a fabric.

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Origin of double-knit

First recorded in 1890–95
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British Dictionary definitions for double-knit

double knit

noun

  1. a knitted material made on two sets of needles that produce a double thickness joined with interlocking stitches
  2. (as modifier)a double-knit fabric
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