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What is "Argyle" - Definition & Explanation

An argyle pattern is one containing diamonds in a sort of diagonal checkerboard pattern.
A design of various colored diamond shaped blocks on a single colored ground, usually crossed by lines in a diamond shape. Popular in sweaters and hosiery.
A popular design for knitted fabrics. Two or three colors are generally used in a diamond shape arrangement.
Use to describe different colors of a knitted pattern of diamond-shaped designs.
Typically a diamond pattern woven into a garment.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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A system of weaving which, because of a pattern-making mechanism of great versatility, permits the production of very ornate, complex woven designs. This type of weaving is used for tapestry, figured...
The terms habotai and China silk are interchangeable and denote a fine, lightweight silk used for scarves and lightweight, sheer garments. Habotai is a plain weave fabric with a soft...
A loose, zippered jacket with fitted waist and cuffs, resembling those worn by American bomber pilots in World War II. Can be made from nylon, woven blends or leather. Usually has a fur or pile...
The ability of a fabric to resist such things as wetting and staining by water, stains, soil, etc. Resiliency - The ability of a fabric to spring back to its original shape after being t compounds to...

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