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3 types of fabric construction
weaving, knitted, non-woven
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what is spinning
twisting together fibres to make yarn
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what is a worsted spinning system
spinning system. smooth hardwearing yarns.
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what is a woolen spinning system
spinning system. hairy not that hardwearing.
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what is a z twist yarn
yarn spun clockwise
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what is an s twist yarn
yarn spun anticlockwise
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what is denier
thickness of yarn
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what is ply
the number of yarns twisted together
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eg of plain weave
calico
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eg of twill weave
denim
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eg of satin weave
damask
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what is a pile weave
inserting extra warp threads into plain weave
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eg of pile weave - cut and uncut
cut-velvet uncut-terrytowel
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2 types of knitting
weft and warp
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which of the 2 knitting methods is cheaper and faster to produce
warp
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what is spinning

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twisting together fibres to make yarn

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what is a worsted spinning system

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what is a woolen spinning system

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what is a z twist yarn

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