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.

-see also:
"Yarn" is in the NAICS Code "313111"
  (Yarn Spinning MillsNylon spun yarns made from purchased fiber)


"Yarn" is in the CPC Code "2632"
  Yarn of wool, containing 85% or more by weight of wool, not put up for retail sale

"Yarn" is in the HS Code "5003"
  Silk Waste (Including Cocoons Unsuitable For Reeling, Yarn Waste And Garnetted Stock).

"Yarn" is in the UNSPSC Code "73141602"
  Yarn processing services

Ref: 122083/2006-09-19

Yarn is a long continuous length of interlocked fibers, suitable for use in the production of textiles, sewing, crocheting, knitting, weaving and ropemaking. Yarn is any fiber used to construct a fabric. Thread is any fiber used to sew two pieces of fabric together. Yarn can be made from any number of natural or synthetic fibers.

The most common natural fibre is cotton, which is typically spun into fine yarn for mechanical weaving or knitting into cloth. The most commonly used animal fibre is wool harvested from sheep. For hand knitting and hobby knitting, thick wool yarns are the most common kind used.

-see also:
"Yarn" is in the NAICS Code "313111"
  (Yarn Spinning MillsNatural fiber spun yarns (i.e., hemp, jute, ramie , flax) made from purchased fiber)


"Yarn" is in the CPC Code "26"
  Yarn and thread; woven and tufted textile fabrics

"Yarn" is in the HS Code "3306.20"
  - - Yarn used to clean between the teeth (dental floss)

"Yarn" is in the UNSPSC Code "73141602"
  Yarn processing services

Ref: 86276/2006-09-13


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