Reference  investigated the dimensional and physical properties of cotton/spandex single jersey fabrics and compared the results with fabrics knitted
from cotton alone.
These characters make knitted
fabric the commonly favourite choice for casual wear, fire fighters' socks, gloves, helmet liner, sportswear and underwear.
She said: "I've knitted
over at least 200 dogs since I began.
After preparing the knitted
fabrics, combined scouring and bleaching process was carried out as pretreatment and the treatment bath, containing Sandopan DTC (5 g/L), sodium hydroxide (10 g/L), stabilizer AWN (1 mL/L), and 35% hydrogen peroxide (25 mL/L), was prepared.
The hardships of the Depression coupled with a desire to imitate the knitted
two pieces often sported by Hollywood actresses, saw knitting reach new heights of popularity in the 1930s.
com, 0870 803 3428) 'Knitted
' heart soap pounds 3.99 (www.notmassproduced.com, 01279 447615)
Her porcelain homeware featuring knitted
patterns starts from pounds 20.
"I've always been inspired by knitting techniques and you can experiment so well with colour and pattern in wool," says designer Melanie Porter, whose knitted
collection includes chairs, tables, lampshades and cushions, starting from pounds 75.
Middle shelf: Stripe lambswool bear, pounds 4.99, Gap; crocheted pirate bunny, pounds 12 and striped crocheted bunny, pounds 16, both Not on the High Street; hand-made lambswool knitted
egg cosies, pounds 12 each, Lorraine Linton at Lasso the Moon; Wonky sock monkey, pounds 16, Wonky Bunny.
She gave away most of the 100 pairs of socks that she knitted
. Her hand-knitted socks became known as power socks because a person wearing them can feel the love of the person who knitted
Send your knitted
squares to: I Knit, Knit A River, 7 Courthope House Hartington Road, London, SW8 2HS U.K.