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A '''float''' is the term for a [[thread]] that appears on the surface of some [[weaving]] and spans over multiple rows. If a float gets too long without being anchored into the weaving somehow, it can get too loose and catch on things. A float can be surreptitiously stitched into place on the surface of the band, but this will still often show.
 
A '''float''' is the term for a [[thread]] that appears on the surface of some [[weaving]] and spans over multiple rows. If a float gets too long without being anchored into the weaving somehow, it can get too loose and catch on things. A float can be surreptitiously stitched into place on the surface of the band, but this will still often show.
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Latest revision as of 18:49, 21 May 2006

A float is the term for a thread that appears on the surface of some weaving and spans over multiple rows. If a float gets too long without being anchored into the weaving somehow, it can get too loose and catch on things. A float can be surreptitiously stitched into place on the surface of the band, but this will still often show.