A surface effect on a fabric formed by tufts or loops of yarn that stand up from the body of the fabric. terry is an example of an uncut pile weave, while velour is a cut pile weave fabric.
A weave created with three sets of yarns, one of which creates a texture in the fabric; corduroy, velvet, and terrycloth.
A weave characterized by ends or loops of yarn that are knotted into the structure of the fabric and that protrude from the surface of the fabric. In carpets, the ends are usually clipped to an even length.