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What is "High twist" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 29-May-2023 (1 year, 1 day ago)
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High twist
Refers to yarn that are manufactured with a relatively high number of turns per inch. This may be done to increase the yarn strength or to give the fabric a crepey texture or hand.

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