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Carpet Glossary XYZ

yarn

A continuous strand composed of fibers or filaments and used in tufting and weaving to form carpet. Carpet yarn is often plied and may be either spun or continuous filament.

yarn dyeing

Dyeing yarn before tufting or weaving it into carpet.

yarn ply

The number of single yarns ply-twisted together in a plied yarn

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