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What is "Singles" - Definition & Explanation

A term used to indicate the diameter of a yarn; the smaller the number, the thicker the yarn.
One single yarn.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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A fabric in which certain yarns project from a foundation texture and form a pile on the surface. Pile yarns may be cut or uncut in the fabric. Corduroy and velveteen are examples of cut filling pile...

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