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What is "Tatting" - Definition & Explanation

A delicate handmade lace formed usually by looping and knotting with a single cotton thread and a small shuttle.
Tatting is a technique for handcrafting lace that can be documented approximately to the early 19th century.

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The Super grading system is used to grade the quality of wool fabric. The higher the number, the more yarn is packed in per square inch, therefore all things being equal a super 120s yarn is better...

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