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What is "Singles" - Definition & Explanation

A term used to indicate the diameter of a yarn; the smaller the number, the thicker the yarn.
One single yarn.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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A finish achieved with engraved rollers which press the design into the fabnc. causing the crushed and uncrushed parts to reflect light differently (called "Water-Marked'". Sometimes it is done with...
The ultimate form of artistic needlework, appliqué is the process of sewing something - usually a cutout fabric motif - to a garment or another fabric item for a decorative effect. Combine your...
The force necessary to tear a fabric, measured by the force necessary to start or continue a tear in a fabric. Expressed in pounds or in grams, the most commonly used method for determining the tear...
A length of yarn on the surface of a woven fabric between two consecutive intersections of the yarn with the yarns woven at right angles to it. NOTE: A float is designated by the number of threads...

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