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Reed - Textile Terms Dictionary - All Fiber Arts

Reed - Common textile terms and their meaning**

Reed - Textile Terms

Definition:

A reed is usually made of metal and sits in the beater. It looks much like a comb with small teeth called dents..It's purpose is to keep the warp threads spread across the web, at an even distance, and is used to beat the weft threads into place while weaving. Reeds come in several widths and spacing of the dents.

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A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z

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