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What is "Carded Yarn" - Definition & Explanation

A cotton yarn that has been carded but not combed. Carded yarns contain a wider range of fiber lengths and, as a result, are not as uniform or as strong as combed yarns. They are considerably cheaper and are used in medium and coarse counts.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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