# What is loop length in knitted fabric?

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## What is loop knit fabric?

In loop knitting, long, dangling loops are introduced into the middle of a knitted fabric or along an edge (fringe border). The loops may appear singly or in large clusters. An overall array of such loops may be used to give a “shaggy” look to the fabric and/or make it warmer, e.g., tufting the inside of mittens.

## What is stitch length in knitted fabric?

Stitch length (knitting) is the length of yarn in a knitted loop. It’s theoretically a single length of yarn which includes one needle loop half the length of yarn (half of a sinker loop) between that needle loop and the adjacent needle loops on either side of it.

## What is interlock material?

Interlock fabric is a knitted fabric, it is made by a series of stainless steel needles that cross each other working alternatively; this type of production creates a double knit fabric, making it very soft, visually it resembles a honeycomb; the back and the front of this fabric are exactly the same.

## What is the meaning of loop length?

Loop length is the fundamental unit of weft knitted structure [1]. … Loop length is found by dividing the stretched yarn length by the number of loops in one course and expressed as follows: Loop length ( ) = uncrimped yarn length in one course/number of loops in one course ( ) [3].

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## How is stitch length calculated?

The stitch length is measured by measuring the number of lengths of thread found within one inch. Stitch counters are available from A&E that make this measurement easier, however, you can place a ruler next to the seam and perform the same task.

## What is course per inch?

The horizontal row of loops or stitches running across the width of a knitted fabric corresponding to course of a knitted fabric. Numbers of course in an inch in knitted fabric is called course per inch (CPI).