What is "Knop" - Definition & Explanation

A "bunch" of fibres appearing along the length of a yarn, giving a spot effect.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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A plain-weave, stiff fabric with thick-and-thin yarns in both the warp and the filling. The fabric was originally made of linen but is now duplicated in 100% polyester or a variety of blends such as...

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