Crinkle yarn

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A textured yarn produced when a yarn is fed into a stuffer box then heat-set to retain numerous folds and bends. Crinkle yarn has stretch, bulk, hand, and aesthetics of spun yarn.

Synonyms and Related Terms

gekreukt garen (Ned);

Resources and Citations

  • Hoechst Celanese Corporation, Dictionary of Fiber & Textile Technology (older version called Man-made Fiber and Textile Dictionary, 1965), Hoechst Celanese Corporation, Charlotte NC, 1990

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