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What is "Ring Spun Yarn" - Definition & Explanation

Yarn made by continuously twisting and thinning a rope of cotton fibers. The twisting makes the short hairs of cotton stand out, resulting in a stronger yarn with a significantly softer hand.

Some other terms

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