Drawn yarn

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Drawn yarn


Drawn yarn at 50x

A synthetic filament that is stretched after the extrusion process. This process orients the polymer molecules in the direction of the filament axis and thereby making the fiber more elastic.

Synonyms and Related Terms

drawn work; drawn-thread work; drawnwork = ajourwerk (Ned);

Resources and Citations

  • Rosalie Rosso King, Textile Identification, Conservation, and Preservation, Noyes Publications, Park Ridge, NJ, 1985

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