Kayleigh anderson
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A Levels Textiles Mind Map on Yarns, created by Kayleigh anderson on 04/15/2014.

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Kayleigh anderson
Created by Kayleigh anderson over 5 years ago
Textiles - Fibres & Fabrics
Nicola Lees
Textiles key points
jazzycloggs
Fibres
Simi_xoxo
GCSE PE - 1
lydia_ward
CHEMISTRY C1 5
x_clairey_x
GCSE Textiles - Design
Nicola Lees
GCSE Textiles - Materials
Nicola Lees
GCSE Textiles - Type of fastenings used in garments
Nicola Lees
Textiles
Heidi C
GCSE Textiles - Decorative Techniques
Nicola Lees
Yarns
1 Carding
1.1 Brushes long fibres into thinner ones
2 Spinning
2.1 Twisting fibres together
2.2 Stronger
3 Twist
3.1 Done during spinning
3.1.1 Stronger
3.1.1.1 Suitable for weaving/knitting
3.2 Low twist = softer, weaker, bulky
3.3 High twist = strong, hard
3.4 Visual effect
3.4.1 Colour twist
4 Staple
4.1 Spun from variety of yarns
5 Filament
5.1 Continuous fibre filament
6 Single
6.1 Single strand held together by twist
7 Plied
7.1 Individual yarns put together
7.1.1 Thicker/stronger
8 Textured
8.1 Slub
8.2 Boucle
8.3 High twist
8.3.1 Crepe
8.4 False-twist
8.4.1 Heat - twist
8.5 Air-jet
8.5.1 Natural as no heat
8.5.2 Blows yarn into series of loops
8.6 Stuffer-box
8.6.1 Heat applied
8.6.2 Bulk & texture
8.6.2.1 Crimped
8.7 Knit-deknit
8.7.1 Knit - set - unravel - crimp
8.8 Changes yarn appearance
9 Bulked
9.1 Thicker & softer
9.2 Blended through heat
9.3 Inexpensive
9.4 Blended staple fibres of different shrinkage
10 Fancy
10.1 Expensive product
10.2 Colour effects
10.2.1 Mixing fibres during spinning/plying
10.3 Slub = textured, feed yarn in a different rates
10.4 Boucle = curled appearance/irregular
10.5 Chenille = rich/soft
11 Blends
11.1 Combining different fibres to create a new one
12 Core-Spun
12.1 Expensive threads
12.2 Core of continuous filament polyester wrapped with cotton
12.2.1 Polyester = strength
12.2.2 Cotton = easier to sew

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