Understanding Yarn Classification: Types, Properties, and Applications | HTA

Exploring the Characteristics and Uses of Various Yarn Categories in Textile Industry and Handicrafts

Yarn is an essential element in the textile industry and is widely used in the creation of clothing, home furnishings, and other items. It is a continuous strand of fibers or filaments that can be woven or knitted into fabric.

Yarn classification refers to the categorization of yarn based on its composition, thickness, twist, and other properties. This classification helps in understanding the suitability of different types of yarn for various applications.

In this chapter, we will delve into the world of yarn classification, examining the different types of yarn and their properties. We will explore the characteristics and uses of various yarn categories in both the textile industry and handicrafts.

Additionally, we will look at the factors that determine yarn quality, such as fiber content and spinning technique. Whether you are a textile industry professional, a knitting enthusiast, or a curious learner, this chapter will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of yarn classification.


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    A multifaceted individual with a passion for community building, blogging, software development. He is the founding editor of Community Scientist, Mithila Today,, and many other future leading platforms. Originally from Madhubani, Bihar, Shivam is currently pursuing a degree in the College of Community Science at RPCAU, Pusa, with a focus on community development and engagement. In addition to his academic pursuits, Shivam is also a skilled developer with expertise in web development and programming.

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