Sunday, February 16, 2020

Linen count, lea count an indirect yarn count system

Linen count (lea) an indirect yarn count system:  

The number of hanks of 300 yards in a pound is called linen count (lea). It is specially used to express the fineness of flax (linen) yarn. Yarn becomes finer when the count increases in this system.

If the weight of yarn is w grams, and the length of yarn is L meters then the lea count of yarn is obtained as follows.

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