What do warp, weft and woof mean?

Tutoring English, new vocabulary is always interesting – especially unfamiliar short words. The tutor fields the question, “What are warp, weft, and woof?”

Weaving fabric, there is fundamentally a grid that consists of lengthwise threads and cross threads. The lengthwise threads constitute, together, the warp of a fabric; the weft comprises the cross threads.


Weft can also be called woof or fill.



Jack of Oracle Tutoring by Jack and Diane, Campbell River, BC.

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