What is "Free Shrinkage" - Definition & Explanation

Spontaneous shrinkage in the absence of outside influences such as heat or a liquid.

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Hosiery describes undergarments worn directly on the feet and legs. Types of hosiery 1.Socks: 2.Stockings: 3.Pantyhose Sock A sock is a baglike covering for the foot and/or lower leg, which...
Knit - The most common type of knit formed by interlocking loops in the widthwise direction. Weft knit tend to have more stretch than warp knits. Examples are interlock, jerseys, double knits, rib...
Results from uneven wetting out on sanforize; usually caused by defective spray heads. Fabric will appear wavy or puckering when spread on cutting table. Difficult to detect while inspecting on...
The kilt is seen as an item of traditional Scottish Highland dress, although the origin of that tradition is more recent than is commonly believed. It was only with the Romantic Revival of the 19th...
Two different items of traditional Islamic women's clothing are known as a burka, burqa or burqua. One is a kind of veil which is tied on the head, over a headscarf, and covers the face except for a...

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