Doubling up the yarn in a towel's weave is something that's quite common in other countries but less usual here in the UK where we tend to prefer the texture of towels made with single yarns. Double yarns increase a towel's absorbency as they increase the surface area per square inch. The extra yarn means a towel with a denser, more even pile.
Articles in this section
- What can I do to prevent my towels shedding fibres when I wash them?
- Can I expect any difference in the drying quality or finish between line-drying and tumble drying?
- Is it OK to tumble-dry my towels?
- How often should I wash my towel?
- How long does a towel last for?
- Is fabric conditioner good for towels?
- How can I make the colour of my towel last for longer?
- Do I really need to wash a brand new towel before I use it?
- What makes a towel quick drying?
- What makes a towel absorbent?
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