Definition of Cavalry Twill

Fibre: Woollen or worsted.

Weave: 63 twill weave - right hand twill.

Characteristics: Pronounced narrow and wide wale, in groups of 2. Strong rugged cloth. Quite elastic. Similar to U.S. elastique but elastique is smoother in rib, feel and effect, - (made of worsted yarn and a firmer weave). Also resembles tricotine but tricotine is much finer with a double diagonal.

Uses: Riding habits, ski wear, sportswear, and uniform fabrics.

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