The Harris Tweed® Journal

Word of the Week: Cura

6th May

Today’s word is ‘cura’ (and sometimes ‘cur’). This means ‘weft’, the yarn that travels from left to right across the tweed.

Thanks to weaver, Rebecca Hutton, of Taobh Tuath Tweeds for walking us through these terms.

 

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