Tweed is a rough, woollen fabric, of a soft, open, flexible texture.
Plain weave, twill weave, herringbone weave or basket weave.
Wool, wool/manufactured fiber blends
Shaved and flattened surface.
Plain, heathered, marled, checked or plaid.Colour effects in the yarn may be obtained by mixing dyed wool before it is spun.
Soft, but coarse, flexible. Moisture-resistant and durable.
Tweed is similar to cheviot or homespun, but more closely woven.
Best use for:
Informal outerwear, coats, slacks, skirts, suits.