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noun - a fabric of tie-dyed yarns
IKAT - Ikat, or ikkat, is a dyeing technique used to pattern textiles that employs resist dyeing on the yarns prior to dyeing and weaving the fabric. In ika...
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|Possible Crossword Clues|
|Effect visible in batik, a tie-dyeing process|
|Tie-dyed fabric found regularly in pink pants|
|Last Seen in these Crosswords & Puzzles|
|Sep 12 2017 The Guardian - Cryptic crossword|
|Mar 5 2015 The Telegraph - Toughie|
|Possible Dictionary Clues|
|a method of dyeing ( adding colour to) thread after tying it, then using it to make cloth with complicated patterns of many colours, or cloth that is made in this way:|
|Fabric made using an Indonesian decorative technique in which warp or weft threads, or both, are tie-dyed before weaving.|
|A craft in which one tie-dyes and weaves yarn to create an intricately designed fabric.|
|The fabric so created.|
Ikat, or ikkat, is a dyeing technique used to pattern textiles that employs resist dyeing on the yarns prior to dyeing and weaving the fabric.|
* In ikat the resist is formed by binding individual yarns or bundles of yarns with a tight wrapping applied in the desired pattern. The yarns are then dyed. The bindings may then be altered to create a new pattern and the yarns dyed again with another colour. This process may be repeated multiple times to produce elaborate, multicolored patterns. When the dyeing is finished all the bindings are removed and the yarns are woven into cloth. In other resist-dyeing techniques such as tie-dye and batik the resist is applied to the woven cloth, whereas in ikat the resist is applied to the yarns before they are woven into cloth. Because the surface design is created in the yarns rather than on the finished cloth, in ikat both fabric faces are patterned.
* A characteristic of ikat textiles is an apparent "blurriness" to the design. The blurriness is a resul