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interlock knit A knit construction made on a two-bed machine with alternating short and long needles. It has a double 1 X 1 rib with a firm texture and elasticity. It does not curl at the edges and is thicker than a plain rib knit or jersey. Both front and back are identical in appearance.

iridescent silk A dramatic silk fabric that changes color as it is moved in the light. The weaving of different colors for both the weft (horizontal) and warp (vertical) creates the effect.