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Features Of Honey Comb || Types Of Honey Comb

Honey comb is a fancy weave. Various types of decorative fabrics are formed by honey comb.

Types Of Honey Comb: Honey comb is classified by the following two ways. They are-

  1. Ordinary Honey Comb
  2. Brighton Honey Comb

Characteristics of Honey Comb:

  • The surface of honey comb fabric is very rough.
  • In the repeat size, number of ends and picks may be equal or unequal.
  • Ordinary honey comb is produced by pointed draft and Brighton honey comb is produced by straight draft.
  • Weaves forms hollows which give a cell like appearance to the texture.
  • If repeat size is square then ultimate raised and sunk diamond shaped areas are seen.
  • Large honey comb weaves are liable to be loose in structure when constructed in ordinary manner. To secure the firmness of texture a double row of binding is used.
  • This structure has high water absorbency property.
  • For Brighton honey comb, the number of threads in repeat should be multiple of 4.
  • The smallest repeat size for ordinary honey comb is 6 x 4.
  • The smallest repeat for Brighton honey comb is 8 x 8.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

So, that’s all the features of honey comb.

Fancy Weave | Features Of Mock leno Weave | Huckaback Weave

Mock leno and huckaback are two important fancy weave. Both weaves are used to produce towel. The structure of both weaves is rough. Here, I have written about the features of mock leno and huckaback weave.

Features Of Mock leno Weave: The features of mock leno weaves are given below. They are-

  • The surface of the fabric is like net or perforated. So, surface is rough.
  • Normally repeat size even number. Smallest repeat size is 6 x 6.
  • It has the property of water absorbency. So, it can be used as towel.

Features of Huckaback Weave: The characteristics of huckaback are given below. They are-

  1. The surface of the fabric is rough.
  2. Normally repeat size odd number, then better structure formed.
  3. It has the property of water absorbency. So, it can be used as towel.

I have written about the basic design plain weave, twill weave and sateen weave. This fancy design is more different from the basic weave. This type of weave is performed for special purpose.

Fancy Weave || Types Of Fancy Weave || Uses Of Fancy Design

Fancy weave is the most important weave structure. Various types of decorative products are produced by this weave design. Its weave structure is critical one than basic weave structure. We know that, basic structures are plain weave, twill weave and satin weave. It will be clear when I will give details of the fancy weave.

Types of Fancy Weave: Followings are the fancy weave.

  1. Mock Leno
  2. Hucka Back
  3. Crepe Weave
  4. Honey Comb
  5. Bed Ford Cord, and
  6. Pique

Uses of Fancy Weave: Following products are produced by the various fancy designs:

  • Towel
  • Home Furnishing
  • Ladies Wear
  • Trouser
  • Trimmings
  • Ornamental Purpose
  • ETC

So, there lots of products are produced by this weave. Special types of loom are used for doing this design.