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Definition: Worsted


Longer, combed yarns, tightly twisted, less fuzzy, crisp in appearance.

The name derives from the village of Worstead in the English county of Norfolk. This village became a center for the manufacture of yarn and cloth after weavers from Flanders (once a region overlapping parts of Belgium, France, and the Netherlands) arrived in Norfolk in the 12th century.

Greet Fall with this cozy YA-YA Icon Sweater Coat with Worsted Wool Knit, $415.

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OldSchooler OldSchooler 8 years
neat! I've never heard that term before.
mcollazo mcollazo 8 years
I love this outfit it is so classy.
ccsugar ccsugar 8 years
WORSTED?! Sounds like me the other night :drinks:
kcboyer kcboyer 8 years
Love this! Sexy and sophisticated.
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