TextileGlossary.com

What is "Crabbing" - Definition & Explanation

The process of passing wool fabrics through sequential hot and cold baths to set the fabric.
A treatment used to set the cloth and yarn twists permanently in woolens and worsted goods.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

Dyes that are made from mineral, vegetable (plant) or animal; otherwise obtained from natural sources. The most common types include Indigo, Cochineal, Lac, Logwood, Madder, Munjeet, Catechu,...
silk or rayon. Figured weave or "burnt-out" finish. Faconne in French, means fancy weave. Has small designs all over the fabric. Fairly light in weight, and could be slightly creped. Background is...
Rupture of individual filaments (usually during winding or weaving) that results in the appearance of a fibrous or hairy surface, which may be localised or general, in a fabric made from flat...
A type of knit construction which utilizes a special yarn or a sliver that is interlooped into a standard knit base. This construction is used in the formation of imitation fur fabrics, in special...
May be a bobbin or needlepoint lace usually on a machine made ground. Sometimes designs are appliquéd on the ground. As Brussels Belgium is important in the history of lace-making, many different...

Companies for Crabbing:


If you manufacture, distribute or otherwise deal in Crabbing, please fill your company details below so that we can list our company for FREE!

Add a definition

Add a definition for a textile term that you know about! Send us an email & tell us:
  • The term you want to define
  • Its definition in 500 words or less
  • Attach an image if necessary.
  • Optionally, tell us anout yourself in 200 words or less!

(s) 2017 TextileGlossary.com Some rights reserved. • Sitemap