Yarns

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  • Created by: Abigail
  • Created on: 25-03-14 18:50
A twist is inserted into a yarn when? Making it s______
While spinning, stronger
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Can be spun clockwise (_ Twist) or anti-clockwise (_ Twist)
Z, S
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Which type of twist is this: softer, weaker and more bulky so makes it w_____
Low twist, warmer
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What type of twist is this: yarns are strong, hard, suitable for w_____ on the loom to withstand what?
High twist, weaving, tension
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S___ yarns involve twisting togehter s____ fibres like?
Spun, staple
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Filament yarns are made from? (Give examples of filaments)
Silk, polyester, nylon
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What is a mono-filament?
Yarn is made from a single continuous filament
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What is a multi-filament?
Yarn is made from multiple continuous filaments with or without twist
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Sin_____ yarn is a c_____ thread of twisted s___ or f____ fibres. Made by o__ or m____ fibres
Singles, continuous, staple, filament, one, more
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Plying involves twisting how many si____ yarns together? What does it make the yarn?
Singles, 2 or more. Stronger, thicker
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Core-spun yarn involves a core that stays where? While what type of fibre wraps around it?
Centre, staple
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What types of fabric can be made from core-spin, how? (Clue: e_____)
Elastane, the fibre stays in the middle while non-elastic fibres cover it
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Can be spun clockwise (_ Twist) or anti-clockwise (_ Twist)

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Z, S

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Which type of twist is this: softer, weaker and more bulky so makes it w_____

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What type of twist is this: yarns are strong, hard, suitable for w_____ on the loom to withstand what?

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Card 5

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S___ yarns involve twisting togehter s____ fibres like?

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