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What is "Textured" - Definition & Explanation

A term used to describe yarn that has been processed to add bulk stretch or texture such as crimped entangled and loop yarns.
Referring to the arrangement or character of the yarns on the surface of the fabric. Often used to describe fabrics with surface interest the result of using novelty yarns or novelty weaves such as dobby or jacquard weaves.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A lightweight, double-sided micro-fiber fleece noted for its outstanding low pill velour face, stretch, and chamois-like softness. It is commonly used for the interior portion of diapers because of...
Fiber sources are found in nature. That is, "any fiber that exists as such in the natural state." (TFPIA) Natural fibers used to create upholstery fabric include cotton, linen, hemp, silk and wool....
A yarn composed of two or more single yarns twisted together. Many two-ply yarns are used in carpet. In cut-pile carpet, eg, saxony, plied yarns must be heat-set to prevent untwisting under traffic....
The thin compressed edge of a woven fabric which runs parallel to the warp yarns and prevents raveling. It is usually woven, utilizing tougher yarns and a tighter construction than the rest of the...
A knitting method that creates a fine textured surface that appears similar to a birdsnest or waffle weave. Plackets (Slits in Apparel Forming a Closure) A small boxed area at the bottom of where the...

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