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I'll try to fit a load in, because it will help me, and you I hope!

Oh and some of the more random questions..I got a bit bored ;) watch out for that Haggis!

Also it's in a completely random order, because it got annoying and wouldn't reorder so I got confused and gave up.

Probably not the best way to spend the last night before my exam. You'd best like it!!

  • Created by: Elisabeth
  • Created on: 17-05-11 21:43

1. What is the direction of the wale in knitting?

  • Vertical
  • Horizontal`
  • Diagonal
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Other questions in this quiz

2. What is the direction of the weft in weaving?

  • Horizontal
  • Diagonal
  • Vertical

3. What is the percentage of its weight cotton can absorb without dripping?

  • 20%
  • 65%
  • 78%
  • 60%
  • 50%

4. How are non-woven fabrics made?

  • Weaving them using a satin weave
  • Bonding or felting the fibres together
  • By blowing on the fibres to stick them together. Nothing like a bit of saliva.

5. Ramie is a cheap fibre to use/buy

  • False
  • True

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Elisabeth

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Look at this comment after you've done the quiz!!!

The way i remember weft and warp are..weft, is to the left! So across the fabric, and warp is the other one, down the length vertical.

Wale (for knitting) is a whale swimming down..and course is how coarse the fabric is..on the top, across. 

Hope this helps! :) x

nicole

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Nice facts, and to my surprise, i got the bunny question right!

I thought the cotton being able to absorb 65% of its weight before dripping was a good question!

I also use that ''weft is left'' thing to help me too!! haha

Thanks for the quiz!

Beth

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you can also remember warp and weft threads as in... weft to the left and warp to the tooopp (said in a posh voice) i use the method all the time :P

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