Textiles Exam

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What is the plain weave?
In plain-weave fabric the warp and weft are aligned so that they form a simple criss-cross pattern. Plain-weave is strong and hardwearing.
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What is the selvedge on a woven fabric?
The part whee the wefts on the edge double up so that the fabric does not fray from the yarns.
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What is mean't by the straight grain of a woven fabric?
It means the line that goes straight up the fabric. Usually in line with the warp yarns.
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What is a twill-weave fabric?
In twill-weave fabric the crossings of weft and warp are offset to give a diagonal pattern on the fabric surface. It's strong, drapes well and is used for jeans, jackets and curtains.
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Name the things that go sideways and then what goes down on a weft knit
Sideways- courses Down- Wales
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What one is warp and what one is weft?
Warp- up and down yarns Weft- left and right yarns
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What is a warp knit?
The loops interlock vertically along the length of the fabric. Thy do not ladder and can't be unraveled row by row
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What is the selvedge on a woven fabric?

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The part whee the wefts on the edge double up so that the fabric does not fray from the yarns.

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What is mean't by the straight grain of a woven fabric?

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What is a twill-weave fabric?

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Name the things that go sideways and then what goes down on a weft knit

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