Class 6 Chemistry Fibre to Fabric Weaving and Knitting

Yarn to Fabric: Weaving and Knitting

  • The yarn thus obtained is made into a fabric usually by weaving or knitting.

Weaving

  • 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.

Knitting

  • 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.

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