Crewel

• (n.) Worsted yarn,, slackly twisted, used for embroidery.
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crewel

(from the article `crewel work`) type of free-style embroidery distinguished not by the stitches employed but by the two-ply worsted wool yarn called crewel used for embroidering ...
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Crewel

Crew'el noun [ Perh. for clewel , dim. of clew a ball of thread; or confer Dutch krul curl, E. curl . √26.] Worsted yarn,, slackly twisted, used for embroidery.
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Crewel

A true crewel fabric is embroidered with crewel yam loosely twisted, two-ply wool on a plain weave fabric. Traditional crewel fabrics are hand woven and embroidered in India. The design motif for crewel work is typically outlines of flowers, vines, and leaves, in one or many colors. Modern weaving technology and inventive designers create tradition...
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crewel

fine worsted yarn
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crewel

fine worsted yarn used in tapestry
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