Name and explain the two main processes used to convert yarn into fabric. [3 MARKS]
Explanation of each process: 1.5 Marks
For the conversion of yarn to fabric, the two main processes used are weaving and knitting.
Weaving is the process of arranging two sets of yarns together perpendicular to each other to make a fabric. Fabrics are woven on looms. These looms may be operated by power or by hand.
Knitting is a process that makes use of a single yarn to make a piece of fabric. While knitting, a single yarn is used to make a piece of fabric.
Knitting can be done by hand or on machines.