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What is "Eccentric Yarn" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 11-Apr-2024 (3 months, 7 days ago)
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Eccentric Yarn
A type of fancy yarn. It is an undulating gimp yarn, usually produced by binding an irregular yarn, such as a stripe or slub, in the direction opposite to the initial stage, to create graduated half-circular loops along the compound yarn.

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