Imposter

Imposter is a synthetic thread from Japan that mimics silk. It is also less expensive than silk. Biron is a similar thread also from Japan.

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Interlacement

An interlacement occurs when a yarn is moved through a group of yarns by going over and under them — for instance: over 1 under 1, over 2 under 3, and so on. Braids are typically oblique interlaced structures which distinguishes a braided structure vs. a woven one. Pictured is a woven interlacement.

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