The diagonal effect is broken by transposition of the original order of the threads are called Transposed Twills


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Transposed Twills

Transposed twillIn the case of these twills the diagonal effect is broken by transposition of the original order of the threads. This type of construction produces attractive designs. A number of methods can be adopted in the transposition of the regular twills. One of the commonly used method is shown in figure

As shown in the figure, the transposed twill is constructed in three stages. In the figure A the repeat size of the design is shown. The design adopted here is a base twill of 3/3 transposed on a repeat of 2. The repeat size is 6 ¥ 6. In the figure B is shown the base marks that are made on repeat size of 2 ¥ 2, the squares of which are thickly lined. In the figure C is shown the design of the transposed twill where the 3/3 twill is transposed in the thickly lined squares.