Definition of Tricotine

Fiber: Worsted, wool, rayon, blends with synthetics.

Weave: 63 twill, left to right (double).

Characteristics: Has a double twill rib on the face of the cloth. Has a very clear finish. It drapes well, and tailors easily. Medium in weight. Has exceptional wearing qualities. Very much like cavalry twill, but finer. In the same family as whipcords, coverts, and gabardines.

Uses: Men's and women's suits and coats. It is also used for ski slacks in a stretch fabric.

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