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What is "Houndstooth" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 28-Jan-2023 (1 year, 1 month, 7 days ago)
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Houndstooth
Commonly made with wool with a broken twill weave that has been woven into an irregular check of a four pointed star.
Houndstooth
A pointed broken check design. Most commonly a woven produced with contrasting yarns in groups or multiples of 4, woven in a 2x2 twill. Sometimes called dogstooth.
Houndstooth
A medium sized broken check effect that is knit into the fabric.
Houndstooth
Design woven into a fabric that looks like a star pattern.

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