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What is "Hopsacking" - Definition & Explanation

Popular woolen or worsted suiting fabric made from a 2- and-2 or 3-and-3 basket weave.
Can be made from cotton, wool, linen, rayon, silk, hemp, or jute in a basket weave and made with coarse yarn. Has a rather rough texture and is quite durable and often bulky.
A coarse, open, basket-weave fabric that gets its name from the plain-weave fabric of jute or hemp used for sacking in which hops are gathered.

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