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A plain weave, sheer fabric with ribs at regular intervals in both directions (the warp and weft). The ribs are made by weaving two or more threads together as one. Crossbar dimity is made of cotton or a cotton blend and may be printed or plain. The name dimity is derived from the Greek dimitos, double thread.

Tissue gingham is crossbar dimity outlining gingham checks.

Uses: Dresses, blouses, skirts, aprons, lingerie, curtains

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Crossbar dimity