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May 24, 2019


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PLAITED (PLATED) FABRIC


This special knit construction uses the addition of a second yarn within the same stitch. The second yarn is generally of a different color or type. During the knitting process the second yarn is placed under the first yarn, so that each yarn can be rolled to a specific side of the fabric. In many cases, one yarn/color appears on the face of the fabric, and the other yarn/contrast color appears on the back. A specialty version of this knit fabric is created by alternating a series of knit and purl stitches. (See the checked pattern in the Plaited Fabric swatch.)

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DRAPER BODY THERAPY® GRAY INFINITY SCARF
This comfortable and fashionable Infinity Scarf can easily be folded and draped around the shoulders and neck, providing protection from the elements and keeping your shoulders and neck loose and limber. The Draper Body Therapy Gray Infinity Scarf contains 37 % Celliant® (Polyester) and 63% Cotton. Celliant® is the world's most technologically advanced fiber which contains a proprietary blend of minerals which have been extruded into a polyester fiber.
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KIDS SOLID COLOR SUNHAT
Made using a patented, chemical-free cooling fabric deigned by Coolcore, the Dr. Cool Kid's Sun Hat is the perfect sun protection. The wide brim provides shade while a moisture-wicking sweatband helps keep you cool. Colors: Blue, Fushia, Lime Punch.
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