Tricotine

Tricotine fabric is a twill weave fabric. It is very hard-wearing and can be characterised by having a flat, diagonal double rib. Tricotine is very similar to Cavalry twill fabric as they are both woven from worsted yarns, but Tricotine is much finer. More frequently, however, a cotton warp is used with a worsted weft, although various synthetic fibres can be used. Tricotine is used mainly in suits, dresses, coats, jackets and trousers. It is a luxurious, soft fabric with a criso handle and an elegant drape.

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Kelly Mitchell

Written by Kelly Mitchell

Kelly Mitchell, extremely competent and reliable, she is currently in her third year at the University of Lincoln UK, studying Fashion. Kelly is responsible for the Fabrics, Fibers and Leathers sections of our Dictionary


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