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What is "Cavalry Twill" - Definition & Explanation

A firm warp-faced cloth, woven to produce a steep twill effect.
A sturdy woven fabric with a steep pronounced double twill line. Often of cotton or wool but may be any fiber.
A firm warp-faced suiting that has a steep twill weave with double twill lines separated by pronounced grooves that are formed by the weft.
A strong, rugged cloth made with a pronounced raised cord on a 63-degree twill weave. The weaves used for calvary twill and elastique are the same. Cavalry twill has a somewhat coarser rib effect than elastique, which is smoother.
A warp-faced fabric having double twill lines separated by grooves.It is aheavy weight fabric.
A closely woven fabric made with distinct slanted lines in the texture.

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Fabrics made from only one set of yarns, all running in the same direction. Some knits have their yarns running along the length of the fabric, while others have their yarns running across the width...

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