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What You Need to Know About Yarns

Yarn is very important because it impacts the drape, texture, strength and appearance of a fabric and here’s why:

To make staple or filament fibres more practical for use in clothing or upholstery, fibres first need to be spun into a yarn which is achieved through a process of spinning. A yarn elongates the fibres by twisting multiple fibres together to make them stronger and useful for interlacing into a woven or knitted fabric.  » Read more..