Machine Knitting: A-Z of Machine Knitting- Letter D is for …

Letter D in machine knitting is for …

Letter D in machine knitting is for Decreasing: The act of decreasing in machine knitting is used in shaping garment and all finishing off (casting off) the garment from the knitting machine. For example, decreasing is done to shape the armhole and sleeve-cap of a garment.

Letter D in machine knitting is for Darts: In machine knitting, darts are used in shaping the bust, waist and hip region of the knitwear.

Letter D in machine knitting is for Darning: Loose or finished yarn is darned into the knitwear to keep the knitwear from loosening and to create a neat finishing for the knitwear.

Letter D in machine knitting is for Decorative edge: Decorative edges in machine knitting can be scallop, pleated, lacy and many more.

Letter D in machine knitting is for Drape: Drapes can be created on the knitting machine. They are nice embellishment for knitwear.

Letter D in machine knitting is for Dropped Stitch: When knitting a stitch can drop from the needle and this stitch is referred to as dropped stitch

 

 

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