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What is "Hopsack" - Definition & Explanation
A variation of plain weave in which 2 or more yarns in both the warp and weft are woven side by side to resemble a basket.
Popular woolen or worsted suiting fabric made from a 2-and-2 or a 3-and-3 basket weave. Generally appear as small squares.
A coarse, open weave fabric which get is name from the plain weave fabric used for sacking in which hops were gathered.
(hopsacking) a rough-surfaced loosely woven clothing fabric. cotton, wool, linen, rayon, silk, hemp, jute. Basket weave. Made with coarse yarn. Has a rather rough texture and quite durable. Often quite bulky but various weights.
A loosely woven coarse fabric of cotton or linen; used in clothing
A modification of a plain weave in which two or more ends or picks weave as one.
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