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# Weaving

## Weaving Calculations

A guide to calculations relating to yarn and cloth and all processes of weaving.It includes reed count, reed width, Maximum EPI for a particular count, weave density, crimp percentage, cloth cover factor etc.

## Major Fabric Weaving Patterns

Major weaving patterns such as plain, twill, satin, Dobby, Jacquard, Pique, Pile, its characteristics, usages and techniques.

## Basics of Weaving and Woven Fabrics

Weaving is the process of making cloth with two components, a warp, and a weft, and can be done by very simple techniques on a complicated loom.

## Woven Fabric Construction

Fabrics can be constructed in a variety of ways, ranging from the matting together of fibrous materials to the intricate interlacing of complex yarn systems.

## Basic Weaving Operations

In weaving, no matter what type of weaving is being done, four major operations are performed in sequence and are continuously repeated, they are Shedding, Picking, Beating Up, Taking Up and Letting Off.

## Diamond and Diagonal Weaves

Diagonal weave are basically type of twill weaves confined to bold twills running at angles greater than 45°, although often regular 45° twills are spoken of as diagonals; regular diagonals are generally formed by combining two regular 45°…

## Skip and Pointed Twills

Skip twills are a type of broken twill effects formed by a skip drawing-in draft and a regular twill weave as a chain draft. The weaves that form a wave effects across the cloth known as pointed twills. These effects are also frequently…

## Fancy entwining and Curved Twill

Fancy entwining twill effects are obtained by omitting one or more twill lines from each section and continuing the remaining twill lines of each section until they meet these of the other section. By this it means that two blank spaces…

## Fancy Twills

The fancy twill is formed by placing small spots between the main lines of twill. The first end of the weave should be a continuation of the last end and the first pick should be a continuation of the last pick, so that the weave will…

## Derivatives Formed by Combining Twills.

Combination Twills Combination twills are the method of obtaining derivative weaves and one quite generally adopted is that of combining two weaves either in their ends or picks.

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