What is Huck a back towel?
The term huckaback relates to a special coarse weave of linen fabric (and cotton as well). It is used mostly in the production of cloth towels (e.g. bath towels, kitchen towels). This relatively loose and uneven weave gives a special texture which results in a highly absorbent linen bath towel.
What is Mockleno?
A woven fabric made on a dobby loom with an open mesh design that simulates a leno weave by interlacing and grouping the warp and weft yarns with spaces between the groups. Warp yarns are not paired as in a true leno weave.
How are perforations formed in mock leno weave?
Weave Effect: Open perforated weave. Produced in ordinary way without special leno shafts. Denting: Ends from each individual group are drawn into same dent ( this bunches the floating end together and causes a slight gap or opening in the fabric. Due to this fabric appearance is similar to leno fabric.)
What is a crepe weave?
A weave that produces a rough textured fabric designed to have warp and filling intersections and floats in a random order. This fabric has no apparent lines or visible repeat and is usually produced on a dobby or jacquard loom.
What is honeycomb weave?
The term is applied to weaves which resemble honey comb cells. The cellular formations appear square in the cloth. … Usually single cloths are made by progressively lengthening and shortening both warp and weft floats to form ridges and hollows on a square pattern, to give a cellular appearance.
What is wadded double cloth?
Wadded double cloth
Wadded yarns are used in double cloth to add extra weight and material in fabric. The threads are basically used in either warp way or weft way. The wadded yarns are coarser than the other threads and are made of cheaper material.
What are the uses of backed cloth?
The purpose of backed fabrics construction is to improve the warmth properties of fabric and to increase the weight of fabric. This is done by adding extra layer of fabric that is by using two fabrics one is face and another is back fabric.
What is broken twill weave?
broken twill weave in American English
noun. a twill weave in which the direction of the diagonal produced by the weft threads is reversed after no more than two passages of the weft.
What is Diamond weave?
The diamond pattern is a classic weave based on the basic twill. Here the diagonal line breaks in a regular zig-zag pattern to form attractive, diamond-shaped lozenges. … In fact, diamond weave fabrics are a favorite among costumers seeking authentic materials for historical garments.