Textile Science

August 5 - 6, 2019

This workshop covers the basics of textile processing – fiber, yarn, knitting, weaving, preparation, dyeing, and finishing. The workshop highlights the relationship between each step and its effect on the characteristics of the final product.

Please email cottonworks@cottoninc.com if interested in attending this workshop. Registration for international workshops is not available through the CottonWorks™ website.

Topics Covered

  • Fiber science – characteristics and properties.
  • Yarn formation – spinning and yarn numbering.
  • Knitting – knitting cycle and basic constructions.
  • Weaving – weaving cycle, terminology, and basic design.
  • Preparation – objectives and processes.
  • Dyeing – performance characteristics, dyestuffs, machinery.
  • Finishing – chemical and physical.

Why Attend

  • Acquire technical knowledge of basic woven and knit fabric engineering.
  • Acquire technical knowledge of basic wet processing operations.
  • Receive first class instruction from industry professionals.
  • Meet peers from other companies with similar responsibilities and interests.


No prerequisites are required.