Woollen Thread

Skeins of woollen thread. Skeins of woollen thread. TRC collection.

Woollen thread is a general term for any thread or yarn made from wool, but the specific term describes a thread made from carded rather than combed wool fibres. The term applies to single and plied forms.

See also the TRC Needles entry on worsted thread.

Source: BURNHAM, Dorothy (1980). Warp and Weft. A Textile History, Toronto: Royal Ontario Museum, p. 192.


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