A rough, nubby yarn. Bouclé yarn is usually a three ply yarn with one thread looser than the others producing loops. It is woven or knit to form fabrics that have a rough, spongy appearance. Bouclé yarns are made from wool, cotton, silk, linen, or synthetic fibers. They are used to made fabrics for sportswear, suits, coats, and dresses.
Synonyms and Related Terms
boucle; bouclé yarn; bouclé fabric; bouclé (Esp.); Bouclé (Ned);
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