Features, Uses Of Mock Leno And Huckaback Weave

Mock Leno And Huckaback Weave

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

Mock Leno Weave:

Mock leno is a fancy weave and these weaves produce in combination with plain, twill, satin, or other simple weaves or even with brocade figuring. Imitation lenos is another name for Mock leno for a variety of weaves of ordinary construction. However, different types of stripe fabrics are produced by this type of weave structure.

Features Of Mock Leno Weave

Features Of Mock Leno Weave:

The Following are features of mock leno weaves. They are-

  • Firstly, the surface of the fabric is like a net or perforated. So, the surface is rough.
  • Secondly, this weave is produced in an ordinary way without special leno shafts.
  • Normally repeat size even number. The smallest repeat size is 6 x 6.
  • Although the weave structure of mock leno is quite similar the denting plan is different from one another.
  • After that, the mock leno weave can be divided diagonally into two equal parts.
  • Lastly, it has the property of water absorbency. So, it can be used as a towel.

Uses of Mock Leno Weave:

The following are the uses of mock leno weave. They are-

  • Towel
  • Canvas cloths,
  • Cheap fabrics for window curtains,
  • Light dress fabrics,
  • Blouses,
  • Aprons Etc.
  • Lastly, they are generally employed in combination with other weaves in many cases.

Huckaback Weave

Huckaback Weave is also a fancy weave type. Basically, this type of weave bears a honeycomb effect in its structure. However, this weave is constructed by alternately combining a floating with a plain weave. Therefore, thick and heavy textures are produced by this weave. The design is generally used to produce stripes and check effects on the fabrics.

Huckaback Weave

Features of Huckaback Weave:

The following are characteristics of huckaback weave. They are-

  • Firstly, the surface of the fabric is rough.
  • Normally repeat size odd number, then better structure formed.
  • After that, the widely used repeat size is 10 X 10.
  • Therefore, this weave can be divided diagonally into equal two parts.
  • Lastly, it has the property of water absorbency. So, it can be used as a towel.

Uses of Huckaback Weave:

The following are the uses of Huckaback Weave. They are-

  • Hand Towels,
  • Glass Cloths,
  • Roller Towels and Quilting
  • Shirting,
  • Dress Wear

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

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