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Chapter 13-3 - Chapter 13: Yarn Structures single yarn ply...

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Chapter 13: Yarn Structures single yarn group of filament or staple fibers TWISTED together – simplest yarn ply yarn TWISTING together 2 or more SINGLE yarns cord yarn TWISTING together 2 or more PLY yarns ropes, cordage, sewing threads, decorative yarns in heavy-weight novelty fabrics *Stronger yarns must be the lengthwise yarns because they are pulled the tightest* *Weaker yarns can be crosswise* Types of yarns: simple yarn varying degrees of twist can be single, ply, or cord example: simple ply - novelty yarn complex yarn or fancy yarn not necessarily uniform in size or surface interesting decorative effects can be single, ply, or cord usually weaker than simple yarns (made simply to decorate) loosely twisted yarns with fibers of another color included in structure core-spun yarn - yarn made with an exterior layer of one fiber wrapped/twisted around central core of a monofilament fiber
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elastomeric core – stretch yarn cotton-covered polyester – sewing thread yarn fiber assemblage intended for weaving knitting
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This note was uploaded on 01/19/2012 for the course HUEC 2040 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at LSU.

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Chapter 13-3 - Chapter 13: Yarn Structures single yarn ply...

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