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What is "Faux linen" - Definition & Explanation

A fabric made with slubbed yarns to imitate linen. Usually inexpensive, easy care fabrics.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A general classification of strong, firm, closely woven fabrics usually made with cotton. A heavier, open weave comprised of plied yarns (a number of single yarns, usually three, twisted together)....
A technique of altering yarns to make them fluff, curl, or crimp up to give them a bulked appearance. High bulk yarns are sometimes made by combining high shrinkage staple components with low...
Made from Silk, nylon, or cotton in a weave of guaze, knotted, or leno and made on a lace machine. Its name is derived name from Tulle, France and was first made by Machine in 1768. It has a...
A variation of a 1x1 rib stitch with 2 sets of needles There is alternate knitting and tucking on one course then tucking and knitting on the next course. The fabric has the same look on both sides...
A narrow fabric made by crossing a number of sturdy yarns diagonally, so each strand passes alternatively over or under one or more of the other stands. Typically used in shoe laces and suspenders....

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