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Today, great percentage of apparel fabrics comprise knit products. A few apparel items are almostexclusively made from knit products including sweaters, T-shirts, lingerie, and hosiery. In weft knits,intermeshing yarn traverses the fabric crosswise. The production rate of knitting machines is about fourtimes higher than that of conventional looms iin proportion to the amount of fabric produced per unittime. Knit apparels fabrics are noted for freedom of body movement, easy-care, resilience, soft drapingand quality.The appearance of fabrics is of prime importance along with tactile features such as smoothness,crispness, stiffness when we deal with the handling evaluation of the textiles. In practice, the qualityand performance of fabrics judged by sighted evaluators, and it is perhaps logical, in attempting toestablish an effective fabric objective measurement system. It is worthwhile to make objectivemeasurement that correlate well with subjective evaluations made by sight and touch together.However, it often imposes difficulties to effectively measure and analyze the appearance or opticalproperties of the textile surface features. In this study, an attempt is made to provide a preliminaryapproach to the analysis of the gloss property, which is one of the optical properties of fabrics. Thespecimens range from 70/24 nylon 6 filament yarn knit fabric to 70/68 nylon 6 filament yarn knit fabric,the latter being finer. A few three-dimensional models based on Peirces model of knit stitch have beenproposed and material properties were given to calculate the properties. Goniophotometricmeasurements of the specimens were also carried out.