Knitting to Kuster
A fabrication process comprised of interlacing yarns in a series of connected loops with needles, like weaving. Carpet produced by knitting is generally categorized as woven carpet. In carpet knitting, pile and backing are produced at the same time using multiple sets of needles in one operation.
A tightly twisted yarn made from plant fiber, used as a backing yarn.
A trade name of a manufacturer of continuous dyeing machines which apply dye to tufted carpet. (See "Continuous dyeing.")
Carpet Industry Terms and Glossary
For your convenience, the following are terms and definitions relating to carpet manufacturing.