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Chenille Futon Covers

                                                                                                

Chenille

From Wikipedia
Chenille, the French word for caterpillar, is typically used to describe a type of fabric used in futon covers. Many fabrics, such as mohair and wool, get their names from the fibers with which they are made. Chenille, however, is named from the unique process in which it is made. The chenille yarn is manufactured by placing short lengths of yarn, called the "pile", between two "core yarns" and then twisting the yarn together. The edges of these piles then stand at right angles from the yarns core, giving chenille both its softness and its characteristic look. Chenille Futon Covers will look different in one direction compared to another, as the fibres catch the light differently. Chenille Futon Covers can appear iridescent without actually using iridescent fibers. The yarn is commonly manufactured from cotton, but can also be made using acrylic, rayon and olefin.  All in all these futon cover are soft feeling, beautiful, and durable.