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What is "Woolen" - Definition & Explanation

Woolen or woollen is the name of a yarn and cloth usually made from wool.
Woolen is the name of a yarn and cloth usually made from wool.
Refers to fabrics of carded wool yarns spun in the woolen spinning system. These are shorter coarser yarns than worsted yarns and the fabrics are heavier than worsteds.
Descriptive of yarns, or fabrics or garments made from yarns, which havebeen produced on the condensersystem, wholly fromwoolfibers, new orotherwise.(Wool is the fibrous covering of asheep.)
Yarn made from fibers that are one to three inches in length and that have been carded only. Fabrics of woolen yarn are characterized as being fuzzy, thick, and bulky.
Cloth made of carded short-staple wool fibers. After weaving, the cloth was fulled or shrunk to make it denser and heavier. Broadcloth was England's traditional fine woolen manufacture.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

The production of a layer of protruding fibres on the surface of fabrics by brushing, teazling or rubbing. NOTE: The fabric, in open width, is passed between rotating rollers covered with teazles,...
A heavy conventional twill-weave coating with a spongy napped surface that is rolled into little tufts or nubs to resemble chinchilla fur. Usually made from woold or wool cotton blends in coating...
Fold of fabric, folded back upon itself so that the pleat is comprised of three layers; occurs vertically only. Pleats may be partially stitched or pressed down. Kinds of pleats include: knife...
Properties given to textile materials using additives to eliminate or prevent the growth of bacteria and fungi. Usually, the additives remain after initial washing but may be washed out over a period...
Term applied to the resist-dye process in which designs are reserved in warp or weft yarns by tying off small bundles of yarn with palm-leaf strips or similar material to prevent penetration of dye....

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