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