Letter F in machine knitting is for …
Fully Fashioned Decrease or Increase: A decorative decrease or increase that shows the shaping of the garment. This can be decorative like the process of making cables on knitwear or plain like the selvedges edges of a raglan.
Frills: Pleated or gathered frills can be used on cuffs, neckline or hem of knitwear.
Fisherman’s Rib: Also called English Rib is a traditional rib technique or stitch.
Fringes: Trims or strands of yarns attach to knitwear are referred to as fringes.
Fair Isle: Named after the island in Scotland, Fair Isle knitting is a traditional technique of using different coloured wool or yarns to make intricate patterns.
Finished Piece/ Knitwear: When a piece of knitwear is finished, it is referred to the finished piece.