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Symbol explanation / List of words

New
New product, size or color in.
Product available for adults and kids.
20
Items per carton (same color and size)
Discontinued
Reference, size and/or colour not renewed. No more reorders planned.
ANTI-PILLING
A finish that prevents fibres from separating and forming pills on the surface of a fabric. Used on fleeces to make them more resistant to washing.
SLUB YARN
A fancy yarn with flash-shaped irregularities of thickness.
RINGSPUN COTTON
This yarn provides a smoother fabric surface and is softer to the touch. Clothing is more pleasant to wear and offers better printing quality.
ELASTHAN / SPANDEX (USA)
A generic term for yarns with superior elasticity and resistance to stretching. They allow clothing to better follow the movements of the body and maintain their original form and size for longer. Contributing to better freedom of movement, they are also hard-wearing, comfortable and crease resistant.
BACKING
The application of a plastic film (PVC, Polyurethane [PU], acrylic, etc.) on the surface of the fabric to make it more waterproof.
FRENCH TERRY
Fleece sweatshirt not brushed. Loop appearance on the inside and smooth outer surface. Light and fluid fit for a current look.
INTERLOCK
It is a variation on rib knit, interlock knit has two rows of stitches, one directly behind the other. This can create the impression that the fabric is comprised of two layers, which is why it comes sometimes categorized as a double-knit fabric. The two layers of interlock, however can’t be seperated. It is thicker than jersey, and both sides of the fabric are smooth, like the right side of a jersey fabric.
LYOCELL
An artificial cellulose fiber that offers increased resistance and provides a soft surface that feels like peach skin to the touch. Example: Tencel® (made from the cellulose found in wood pulp).
BREATHABLE MEMBRANE
A film that make fabric waterproof while allowing water vapour (perspiration) to pass through. Examples: Goretex®, Thinsulate®, etc.
MICRO TWILL
Ultra-fine weave made of thin and flexible yarns that brings style to the material and movement to the garment.
OXFORD
Apparently dotted fabric composed of small square motifs. Obtained using coloured yarns / different materials.
POLYAMIDE
A synthetic material made from resistant, flexible and relatively elastic yarns, easy-care.
POLYESTER
Resistant, synthetic yarn, flexible, crease resistant, easy-care.
POLYURETHANE
Woven fabric covered with one or more layers of polymer. Product made from elastane yarns.
POPLIN
Fabric with fine horizontal ribbing, tightly packed warp, made from cotton or cotton polyester.
RIP-STOP
Yarns and weft positioned squarely to prevent ripping.
TWILL
The alternating crossing of warp and weft forms diagonals that accentuate the movement of the garment.
MICROFIBER
Clothing made from microfibers to obtain a silky appearance, softness, comfort and breathability.
VISCOSE
An artificial material made from regenerated cellulose, with a silky and lustrous appearance (smooth to the touch). Also falls beautifully due to the density of the material (higher than cotton).
QUICK DRY
A breathable fabric that promotes quick drying.
3 LAYER SOFTSHELL
Fabric combining inner, mid and shell layers to provide various features like stretch ability, water resistance, wind breaking ability and insulation.