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Confused between different fabric terminologies like warp, weft, count, grain, etc.? Part 2(grain)

1. Grain: For woven textiles, grain refers to the orientation of the weft and warp threads. The three named grains are straight grain, cross grain, and the bias grain. Non-woven materials such as felt, interfacing or leather do not have a grain. a. straight grain: The straight grain is oriented parallel with the warp threads and the selvedge. The straight grain typically has less stretch than the crossgrain since the warp threads will […]

Confused between different fabric terminologies like warp, weft, count, GSM, etc?yarn count Part 5

I described fabric terminologies like warp, weft, selvedge, Grain, fiber & Yarn. In this video, I shall explain the term Yarn Count and its measurement according to the Indirect of Fixed weight system.Count or yarn count is a numerical expression which indicates the coarseness or fineness of a yarn. In other words, yarn count is […]

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