Category Archives: Tweed Fabric

Tweed is a rough, woolen fabric, of a soft, open, flexible texture, resembling cheviot or homespun, but more closely woven. It is usually woven with a plain weave, twill or herringbone structure. Colour effects in the yarn may be obtained by mixing dyed wool before it is spun.

What are the different types of tweed fabrics?

Over the years, a plethora of distinct tweed varieties have emerged:1. Overcheck:The checks on overcheck tweed are nothing like the small, simple checkered patterns you’re used to. Instead, each check is just an outline, and it covers about four square inches of fabric. This pattern can be overlaid on top of other tweed patterns.2. Twill:Twill […]

Attributes of Tweed Fabric?

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I’ll be taking about the major attributes of Tweed. • Tweed is highly water resistant. Wool naturally repels water, and the thick weave of tweed fends of droplets. • Camouflage: English nobles originally were quite taken with how tweed blended in perfectly with the surrounding countryside. Even today, tweed is beloved for its natural allure. […]

What Is Tweed Fabric?

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Tweed is a rough, woolen fabric, of a soft, open, flexible texture, resembling cheviot or homespun, but more closely woven. It is usually woven with a plain weave, twill or herringbone structure. Colour effects in the yarn may be obtained by mixing dyed wool before it is spun.[1] Tweeds are an icon of traditional Scottish and Irish clothing, being desirable for informal outerwear,[2] due to the material being moisture-resistant […]

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