A kind of double thrown silk of very fine texture, that is, silk twisted like a rope with different strands, so as to increase its strength.
Silk yarn used as warp for weaving or for knitting, comprising single threads that are first twisted and then folded together two, three, or four-fold, and then twisted in the direction opposite to that of the singles twist.
a raw silk yarn used for warp thread in fine fabrics.
a silk yarn used for weaving or knitting. The yarn comprises single threads which are twisted, folded two-, three- or four-fold, and finally twisted in the direction opposite to that of the single yarn.