Sunday, August 4, 2013

Common Yarn Terms


Tweed : Yarn background consists of flecks of other colors.

Heather : Mix of different colored fleeces that are then spun together into yarn.

Marled : Each ply is a different color, that are wound together into yarn.

Variegated : Dyed in several different colors or shades of the same color

Boucle : A textured yarn composed of many tiny loops creating bumps.

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