Houndstooth pattern resembles small, broken or jagged checks. These checks are made up of four pointed stars which interlock with each other. This pattern is also known as Dog’s tooth and is most commonly available in Black and white to create a pattern with a stark contrast. Other colours of Hound’s Tooth are available. This pattern is colour woven into a fabric and is generally made using wool or a similar fibre to create a tweed-effect fabric.

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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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