yarn. Friday , March 16th , 2018 - 01:49:45 AM
The most commonly spun animal fiber is wool harvested from sheep. For hand knitting and hobby knitting thick wool and acrylic yarns are frequently used.
Both synthetic and natural yarns can pill. Pilling is a function of fiber content spinning method twist contiguous staple length and fabric construction. Single ply yarns or using fibers like merino wool are known to pill more due to the fact that in the former the single ply is not tight enough to securely retain all the fibers under abrasion and the merino wools short staple length allows the ends of the fibers to pop out of the twist more easily.
Another measurement of yarn weight often used by weavers is wraps per inch (WPI). The yarn is wrapped snugly around a ruler and the number of wraps that fit in an inch are counted.
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