Module 6: Wool yarns

Worsted or woollen, there are several different factors that affect the attributes of a yarn and the products made from it. In this module, you will explore each of the factors considered when creating and selecting different yarn types.

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Topic 1 - What is yarn?

Worsted or woollen, there are several different factors that affect the attributes of a yarn and the products made from it. In this module, you will explore each of the factors considered when creating and selecting different yarn types.

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Topic 2 - Attributes of yarn quality

Not all yarns are produced to the same quality. Whether they are worsted or woollen, there are different attributes that determine overall yarn quality.

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Topic 3 - Yarn count

Yarn count is one of the main factors that influence the use of a yarn. In this topic, you will learn how yarn count is measured.

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Topic 4 - Principal wool blends

Wool can be blended with other materials to create yarns and fabrics with different characteristics. In this topic, you will learn about four key wool blends.

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