Yarn - is described as a long continuous strand of interlocked fibers created when a cluster of individual fibers are twisted together.

These long yarns are used to create fabrics, either by knitting or weaving. Suitable for use in the production of textiles, sewing, knitting, weaving and ropemaking.

Yarn can be made from any number of synthetic or natural fibers. Very thin yarn is referred to as thread.

Yarns are made up of any number of plys, each ply being a single thread these threads being twisted (plied) together to make the final yarn.