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knit flannel A soft-filled cotton sheeting or twill that is napped on at least one side and generally on both. It is then bleached, dyed or printed, and brushed or run through the napping machine again to revive the surface texture. May also be preshrunk.

knit microsuede A fiber such as cotton, silk, rayon or polyester that has been knitted instead of woven and is sueded to have the touch and weight of genuine suede. Sueding is a process of running the fabric through cylinders with a sandpaper-like surface, creating a napped finish with an extremely soft hand.

knop (nop) (also known as knep or fleck) This is a fancy name for a special yarn that is frequently used in donegal tweed, mostly in the weft, as decorative color patterns.

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