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What is "Cable Twist" - Definition & Explanation

A cord, rope or twine construction in which each successive twist is in the opposite direction to the preceding twist. This type of twist is defined as S-Z-S or Z-S-Z.
A yarn or rope construction in which each successive twist is in the opposite direction to the preceding twist. Defined as "SZS" or "ZSZ."

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A weft double knit fabric in which a Jacquard type of mechanism is used. This device individually controls needles or small groups of needles, and allows very complex and highly patterned knits to be...
A fabric that, owing to the nature of the weave, shows rounded cords in the warp direction with pronounced sunken lines between them. NOTE: The weave on the face of the cords is usually plain, but...
A decorative weave, characterized by small figures, usually geometric, that are woven into the fabric structure. Dobbies may be of any weight or compactness, with yarns ranging from very fine to...
The coloring of greige goods or fibers with either natural or synthetic dyes. This may be done in many different ways depending on the type of fabric (or fiber), the type of dye and the desired...
The shorter fibres separated from the longer fibres by combing during the preparatory process before spinning. Noils are a mixture of short and broken fibres, neps and vegetable matter. Noils may be...

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