Folded yarn

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A yarn in which two or more single yarns are twisted together (fold) in one operation, e.g., two-fold yarn, three-fold yarn, etc

Note: In some sections of the textile industry, e.g., the marketing of hand-knitting yams, these yarns are referred to as two-ply, three-ply, etc.

also termed doubled yarn; plied yarn

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