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In [[weaving]], the '''warp''' is the group of threads that are placed on the [[loom]] initially. The warp generally runs away from the weaver. They are perpendicular to the [[weft]].
 
In [[weaving]], the '''warp''' is the group of threads that are placed on the [[loom]] initially. The warp generally runs away from the weaver. They are perpendicular to the [[weft]].
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Most weaving techniques place more physical stress on the warp threads than weft threads, so warp threads generally need to be stronger than weft threads.
   
 
[[Category:weaving]]
 
[[Category:weaving]]

Latest revision as of 19:14, 26 January 2006

In weaving, the warp is the group of threads that are placed on the loom initially. The warp generally runs away from the weaver. They are perpendicular to the weft.

Most weaving techniques place more physical stress on the warp threads than weft threads, so warp threads generally need to be stronger than weft threads.