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What is "Worsted Wool" - Definition & Explanation

Yarn or fabric made from wool fibers that have been carded and combed to create a firmer, more durable yarn that holds a crease well.
Extra-long wool fibers are used to create a material that's compact, soft, and smooth - perfect material for a tuxedo.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

The combination of two or more types of staple fibers and/or colors in one yarn. Blends are sometimes so intimate that It is difficult to distinguish component fibers in yarn or fabric. A highly...
a) Crimpled Length The extent of crimped fibre substantially freed from external restraint, and measured with respect to its general axis of orientation. b) Fibre Extent The distance in a given...
Dyes derived from insects or from the earth, including dyes made from plants and bark, which includes madder root, indigo, milkweed, pomegranate, Osage, cutch and cochineal. These also include...
Hosiery describes undergarments worn directly on the feet and legs. Types of hosiery 1.Socks: 2.Stockings: 3.Pantyhose Sock A sock is a baglike covering for the foot and/or lower leg, which...
A woven fabric made on a dobby loom with an open mesh design that simulates a leno weave by interlacing and grouping the warp and weft yarns with spaces between the groups. Warp yarns are not paired...

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