Yarn to Fabric: Weaving and Knitting
- The yarn thus obtained is made into a fabric usually by weaving or knitting.
- The process of arranging 2 or more yarns together to make a fabric is called Weaving.
- Weaving is done on looms (as shown in figure)
- Weaving is either hand operated (handloom) or power operated.
- The process of getting a single yarn together to form a fabric is called Knitting.
- It is mostly used for woollen wear.
- This is mostly done manually and sometimes using machines.