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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 numerical designation of yarn size indicating the relationship of length to weight. The number of warp yarns (ends) and filling yarns (picks) per inch in a woven fabric, or the number of wales...
The number of warp ends and picks per inch in a woven fabric. If a cloth is 68 X 72, it means there are 68 ends and 72 picks per inch in a woven fabric. A cloth that has the same number of ends and...
process of industrially washing garments after they have been manufactured to remove sizing; it also softens and pre-shrinks. Grommet - an eyelet of firm material to strengthen or protect an opening....
(Ultraviolet Protection Factor) The UPF rating indicates how effective a fabric is at blocking out solar ultraviolet radiation from reaching the skin. UPF ratings range from 15 to 50 with higher...
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....

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