A plain-woven, knobby, coarse cloth usually made from wool. Homespun fabrics were originally made with coarse, uneven handspun yarns woven into cloth using a hand-loom. Now imitation homespun, or rustic, fabric is made by machines.
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- Random House, Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language, Grammercy Book, New York, 1997
- Fairchild's Dictionary of Textiles, Phyllis G.Tortora, Robert S. Merkel (eds.), Fairchild Publications, New York City, 7th edition, 1996
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