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What is "Designer 727" - Definition & Explanation

Designer 727 is a two-ply, 80% Australian wool/20% bright viscose rayon with 2,200 yds/lb. This is the finest wool-ray available. Designer 727 has a slightly higher twist than the ordinary yarns which gives the knitted garments a more tailored look when made on the standard machine.
Other available Designer yarns are:
Designer 200 is a two ply 80% Australian wool/20% bright viscose rayon with 6500 yds/lb.
Designer 400 is a two ply 80% Australian wool/20% bright viscose rayon with 4000 yds/lb .
Designer 500 is a two ply 80% Australian wool/20% bright viscose rayon with 3400 yds/lb .
Designer 506 A two ply 80% Australian wool/bright viscose krinkle boucle with 3000 yds/lb.
Designer 800 is a two ply Australian wool/bright viscose bulky yarn with 1100 yds/lb.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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