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What is "Honeycomb" - Definition & Explanation

A pique' weave in a hexagonal shape. They are often referred to as a waffle weave.
A fabric structure in which the warp and weft threads form ridges and hollows, so as to give a cellular appearance Hopsack: A modification of a plain weave in which two or more ends or picks weave as one.
A pique fabric with a waffle or cellular appearance. May be woven or knit.
A fabric structure in which the warp and weft threads form ridges and hollows, so as to give a cellular appearance.
A float weave made in many fabrics. The name comes from a French word meaning birds nest. Its patterns are regular and open. Honey comb fabric is also known as Diamond Weave. It is found in draperies, jackets and women's clothing.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A method of resist dyeing which employs wax as the resist. The pattern is covered with wax, and the fabric is then dyed: the wax patterns will not take the dye. The wax is removed after dyeing by...
A hand printing method using wood, metal, or linoleum blocks. The design is carved on the blocks, one block for each color. The dye is applied to the block which is pressed or hammered against the...
A manufactured assembly of fibres or yarns (or both) that has substantial surface area in relation to its thickness, and sufficient mechanical strength to give the assembly inherent...
(Anti-Microbial) - A fabric that has been chemically treated or a fiber that is created by incorporating the anti-bacterial chemical agent into the fiber formula, making the finished fiber or fabric...
A chemical process for eliminating vegetable matter from animal fibres such as wool by degrading it to an easily friable (readily crumbled) condition. The process usually involves treatment with an...

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