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synonyms for worsteds

  • cashmere
  • fleece
  • fur
  • hair
  • mohair
  • tweed
  • yarn
  • merino
  • worsted
  • pelotage
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How to use worsteds in a sentence

Lady Cashel was, in every sense of the words, continually wrapped up in wools and worsteds.
THE KELLYS AND THE O'KELLYSANTHONY TROLLOPE
Unions or fabrics consisting of a cotton warp with a worsted weft are in general treated like worsteds.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 10, SLICE 3VARIOUS
From the Stoelting Company you can obtain the Holmgren worsteds for studying color blindness.
THE SCIENCE OF HUMAN NATUREWILLIAM HENRY PYLE
Woolens, and sometimes worsteds, are next "fulled" or felted by being run round and round in a machine while moistened with soap.
TEXTILES AND CLOTHINGKATE HEINTZ WATSON
She took it up quite rapidly too, and very much enjoyed working with the bright worsteds.
A MISSIONARY TWIGEMMA L. BURNETT
In the evening we all gathered about his writing-table to draw and chat, while Sœur Marcelline sat by knitting in bright worsteds.
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE OF POPULAR LITERATURE AND SCIENCE, OCTOBER, 1877, VOL. XX. NO. 118VARIOUS
One of them alleviates the monotony of the office duties by working at embroidery in bright worsteds.
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE OF POPULAR LITERATURE AND SCIENCEVARIOUS
Now, the coal-mines have aided the spinning-jenny, but the worsteds are overshadowed by other Norwich manufactures.
ENGLAND, PICTURESQUE AND DESCRIPTIVEJOEL COOK
But I can give her some worsteds for a Christmas present, and she can make little mats and things, and you can buy them.
GYPSY'S COUSIN JOYELIZABETH STUART PHELPS
Unlike the early petit point, they were worked in worsteds, whereas the early pictures were wrought in silk.
CHATS ON OLD LACE AND NEEDLEWORKEMILY LEIGH LOWES
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