Twill weave is the second fundamental weave structure after plain weave. The main characteristic of twill weave is that; it produces diagonal lines on the fabric. It repeats on three or more picks.
Classification of Twill Weave:
Twill weave can be classified in the following way.
According to the direction of the twill lines on the face of the fabric.
- Z Twill
- S Twill
According to the nature of twill weave.
- Single Warp or Single Weft Twill
- Expanded Twill
- Multiple Twill
According to the face yarn.
- Warp Faced
- Weft faced
Derivatives of Twill Weave:
Derivatives of twill weave are given below.
1. Zigzag Twill
- Horizontal Zigzag Twill
- Vertical Zigzag Twill
- Horizontal Herring Bone Twill
- Vertical Herring Bone Twill
5. Broken Twill
6. Stepped Twill
7. Rearranged Twill
8. Elongated Twill
9. Shaded Twill
10. Combined Twill
It is very interesting to draw a twill design on the design paper. When you will learn to draw a design, you will enjoy it.
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the derivatives of twill given are great but if thier images were to given, more clearity would have beig seen. if it could be sent to me
images for the twill derivatives
I need for teaching purpose.