What is marl yarn?

What does Marl mean in knitting?

Marled knitting is one of the simplest types of colour work there is – two strands of yarn of different colours held together while knitting, the resulting fabric has a random speckled texture effect.

What is marl effect?

A new terminology ‘marledness’ has been defined and is referred to as: two plied or twisted yarns of different colours to form a knitted sample with colour effects that are evenly distributed in a dotted manner.

What is a heathered yarn?

In clothing, heather refers to a color effect created by mixing two or more different colored fibers or yarns. It is interwoven yarns of mixed colors, and possibly the type of fiber, producing another color.

What type of yarn is the softest?

Cashmere: The softest and fluffiest yarn of them all, but is also rather expensive and not that strong.

What is the strongest yarn?

PBO was first developed in the 1980’s and is the world’s strongest man-made fiber. It is also the first organic fiber whose cross-sectional strength outperforms both steel and carbon fiber. Zylon® PBO is a rigid-rod isotropic crystal polymer that is spun by a dry-jet wet spinning process.

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