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two pieces of jersey fabric, black and red, with white specks What is this type of texture on a fabric called? I've seen knit fabrics with these tiny specks with a contrasting colour.

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Nep

Generally, a nep is defined as an entanglement of fibers, that can be caused by environmental factors during growth, processing or are inherent to particular varieties.

Polyester nep

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Fleck Nep

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You can often see a similar, but unintended effect on knitwear called pilling. This is a defect of the fabric caused by washing and wear. Small, loose fibres on the surface become felted in these small pills.

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