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Tweed Sport Jacket Fabric: Defined and Explained

November 13, 2009

Tweed is made in either a plain or twill weave and may have a check or herringbone pattern. Subtle flecks of interesting color are obtained by twisting together differently coloured strands of wool into one yarn. Tweeds are desirable as sport jackets since they are moisture-resistant and durable.

Tweed with subdued colour tones woven as a herringbone pattern

Tweed with subdued colour tones woven as a herringbone pattern

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