Worsted-spun

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A term applied to yarn spun from staple fibre processed on worsted-spinning machinery by carding or preparing, combing, and drafting; or by converting a continuous-filament tow and drafting; or from a combination of slivers or rovings from both systems.

Note: This definition is descriptive of the processing technique and not fibre content.

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