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What is "Felting" - Definition & Explanation

The matting together of fibres during processing. This is achieved on animal hair or wool by the application of moisture or heat, which causes the constituent fibres to mat together.
The process of making felt is called felting.
A method for creating fabric by using heat, moisture, and pressure, rather than weaving or knitting.
The matting together of wool fibers.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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A tightly woven jacquard fabric with a warp effect in the figure which is raised to give a puffed appearance. The puff effect is created by several kinds of fillings', tension weaving of a linen: or...
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The number of warp ends and picks per inch in a woven fabric. If a cloth is 68 X 72, it means there are 68 ends and 72 picks per inch in a woven fabric. A cloth that has the same number of ends and...

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