FabricLink
Visit Us on FaceBook  Follow Us on Twitter
February 19, 2019


YOUR EDUCATIONAL RESOURCE TO FABRICS, APPAREL, HOME FURNISHINGS AND CARE

Featured Presentations

Velcro Logo
Aegis
Sorona
Kyorene
Cordura
Polartec
Schoeller
Sorona

Get Indexed for FREE
 
Fabric University, knowledge to make informed fabric decisions
Fabric University | Knit Construction Resource | Chenille Yarn
Sweater Knit & Yarn Resource

CHENILLE YARN


This specialty yarn, characterized by a pile protruding on all sides, resembles a hairy caterpillar. The yarn is produced by first weaving a fabric with a cotton or linen warp and a silk, wool, rayon, or cotton filling. The warp yarns are taped in groups of tightly woven filling yarns, which have been beaten in very closely. After weaving, the fabric is cut into strips between the yarn groups. Each cutting produces a continuous chenille yarn, which is then twisted, creating the chenille yarn, and giving the pile appearance on all sides of the yarn. The chenille yarn is used mainly for decorative fabrics, embroidery, tassels, and rugs. Fabrics woven from the chenille yarn are also popular for throws.

Chennille YarnChenille Yarn


Return to Knit Construction Resource Index

 

Please let us know your comments about this site. Or, contact us to find out more about our live seminar programs for major retailers, associations or consumer groups.

 


DRAPER BODY THERAPY® SLEEP LINERS
This Body Therapy® Sleep Liner offers therapeutic benefits while you sleep. The Sleep Liner allows you to use your already comfortable mattress, while helping to relieve soreness/tension throughout the body. The Draper Body Therapy Sleep Liner contains 85 % Celliant® (Polyester)/15% Recycled PET (Polyester). Celliant® is the world's most technologically advanced fiber, containing a proprietary blend of minerals extruded into a polyester fiber.
Learn more about this technology.
Shop for this technology>


KIDS SOLID COLOR SUNHAT
Made using a patented, chemical-free cooling fabric deigned by Coolcore, the Dr. Cool Kid's Sun Hat is the perfect sun protection. The wide brim provides shade while a moisture-wicking sweatband helps keep you cool. Colors: Blue, Fushia, Lime Punch.
Learn more about this technology.
Shop for this technology.


NETWORK PARTNERS
The Technical Center BeverLake6 Reports California Fashion Association Material Wise - Your podcast on Material Matters Textile World & Textiles PanAmericanos Fashion for Profit Consulting Textile Communications Techtextil North America
gif