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What is "Houndstooth" - Definition & Explanation

Commonly made with wool with a broken twill weave that has been woven into an irregular check of a four pointed star.
A pointed broken check design. Most commonly a woven produced with contrasting yarns in groups or multiples of 4, woven in a 2x2 twill. Sometimes called dogstooth.
A medium sized broken check effect that is knit into the fabric.
Design woven into a fabric that looks like a star pattern.

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