Shuttle is the weft insertion device that propels the filling yarn across over and under the warp yarns. Shuttles used to be shuttle looms wooden with a metal tip.
Triaxial weaving uses three sets of parallel fibres, known as the warp, the whug and the weft. These fibres are typically at angles of 60 degrees to each other. The whug is not present in conventional, biaxial weaving. Read more…
The lengthwise, vertical yarns carried over and under the weft. Warp yarns to generally have a more twist than weft yarns because they are subjected to more strain in the weaving process and therefore, require more strength.
Cross dyed fabrics present a two-color weave, obtained using different color yarns in the warp and in the weft