Definition of Hopsacking

Fiber: Wool, worsted, cotton, linen, rayon, silk, hemp, jute.

Weave: Basket. In wool and worsted 2 x 2 basket usually or novelty basket to resemble hopsack cloth.

Characteristics: Made with coarse yarn. Has a rather rough texture and quite durable. Often quite bulky but various weights.

Uses: Men's and women's sportswear, coats, suits, draperies. If fine, used for dresses.

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