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What is "Drop Stitches" - Definition & Explanation

Results from malfunctioning needle or jack. Will appear as holes or missing stitches.

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The combing process is an additional step beyond carding. In this process the fibers are arranged in a highly parallel form, and additional short fibers are removed, producing high quality yarns with...

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