Berlin wool

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Description

A soft, lightweight wool. Berlin yarn is a single or plied yarn used for embroidery, needlepoint, and knitting. Berlin wool is used for clothing and gloves.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Berlin yarn; German wool; Berlijnse wolwerk (Ned);

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Fairchild's Dictionary of Textiles, Phyllis G.Tortora, Robert S. Merkel (eds.), Fairchild Publications, New York City, 7th edition, 1996
  • Random House, Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language, Grammercy Book, New York, 1997
  • The American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998

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