Bias knitting is a method by which the grain of a knitted fabric is skewed from the vertical, by decreasing on one side and increasing on the other. The term "bias" derives from sewing, where bias refers to the diagonal between the weft and warp threads, where the elasticity of wovens is greatest.
- June Hemmons Hiatt (1988) The Principles of Knitting, Simon & Schuster, pp. 170-175. ISBN 0-671-55233-3
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