Navy Worsted Wool "Stuff" - $15.00 yd.
Worsted “stuff”, such as our Navy Worsted Wool "Stuff", referred to a variety of worsted textiles, originally produced in Norwich, and later in York. These lightweight goods were characterized by their tightly twisted yarn, fineness of weave, and smooth finish. The grades of stuff varied from coarse to fine, and could be plain or twill woven. Plain woven worsteds were woven in various grades, and known by such names as camlet, callimancoe and camlettines. Twilled worsteds were woven in various grades, and known by such names as shalloon, durants, and lastings. Indigo, a common color found in wool and linen, could be pale to dark in shade.
- This Navy Worsted Wool "Stuff" is very lightweight, with a plain weave and a soft drape.
- It is well-suited to women's gowns, jackets, petticoats, men’s waistcoats, lightweight coats and jackets, summer trousers, linings, aprons, mitts and accessories, and children’s gowns.
- This Navy Worsted Wool "Stuff" is 100% Worsted Wool, 62 inches wide.
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