Describe the two main processes of making fabric from yarn.

AcademicChemistryNCERTClass 6

The two main processes of making fabric from yarn are weaving and knitting.

Weaving - Weaving is the process of taking threads and making them into cloth.  Weaving is the process of arranging two sets of yams together to make a fabric. It is most often done on looms. The looms are either operated by hand (manually) or by power (machine operated).

Knitting - In knitting, a single yarn is used to make a piece of fabric. It can be done by hand or using machines. A knitted fabric contains multiple loops of yarn called stitches.

[Extra information: 

Yarn is a long, continuous thread made of natural or synthetic fibers. It is suitable for textile production, sewing, crocheting, knitting, weaving, embroidery, or rope making. Thread is a type of yarn intended for sewing by hand or machine.


The process of making yarn from fibres is called spinning. In this process, a mass of cotton wool is drawn out and twisted. This brings the fibres together to form yarn.]

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