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Knitwear Production Planning P

(part - IV) STITCH CLASSIFICATION


as per ISO4915:1991

Stitch Type-503+401(515) Combination stitch consisting of a single-needle chainstitch (401) and a 2thread Over edge stitch (503) that are formed simultaneously. Uses less thread than a 516 stitch; however, many manufacturers prefer a 516 stitch. Usage- Safety stitch Seaming Wovens & Knits

Stitch Type-504+401(516)
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Combination stitch consisting of a single-needle chain stitch (401) and a 3thread Overedge stitch (504) that are formed simultaneously. Usage- Safety Stitch Seaming Wovens & Knits

Stitch Class-600(Flat Seam Stitch) It is formed with two or more groups of threads and for general characteristics has two groups cover the raw edges of both surface of material. Loops of first group of thread are passed through loops of third group already cast on the surface of the material and then through the material where they are interlooped with loops of the second group of thread on the underside of the material. However, 601 have only two groups of thread and function of third group is performed by one of the threads in first group.

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Description Cost thread Durability Appearance Comfort often not Limitations Special features Stitch Type-602

Cover stitches, interlooped Labor costs less than 300 but requires more Very extensible, strong Several threads show face and back, not likely to pucker Less comfortable than 300 unless soft thread is used, stitch Somewhat bulky but seam Stitches flat seams Joins overlapped edges, covers top and bottom of seam simultaneously

Stitch formed with 2-needle threads, a top cover thread and a bottom looper thread. Usage- to cover raw edges of knit garments, to attach flat knit or ribbed knit collars

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Stitch Type-605 Stitch formed with 3-needle threads, a top cover thread and a bottom looper thread. Usage- Lap seaming, Cover seaming, Binding on knits

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Stitch Type-607 Stitch formed with 4-needle threads, a top cover thread and a bottom looper thread. Preferred over 605 stitch because machines are easier to maintain. Usage- Flat or Lap Seaming Knit Underwear, Fleece, etc.

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