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What is "Yoke" - Definition & Explanation

(Two-piece) - Two identical pieces of fabric are joined to a shortened back piece to produce the total back.
(self) - The entire back of a garment is one piece and has a single yoke superimposed on the outside.
An added section of fabric in a shirt or pants that enhances the fit. On a shirt, the yoke is usually on the back across the top shoulder area but can also be on the front shoulder to chest area. On pants, it is generally on the back of jeans-style pants located below the waistband.
Fitted portion of a garment, usually over shoulders or hips, to which the rest of the garment is sewed.
The piece of fabric at the back and top of a shirt that stretches from shoulder to shoulder, ensuring the shirt fits smoothly across the shoulder and back.

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