Style Terms


The complete glossary for style and fashion terminology.


What does Anti-Twist mean?

Prior to undergoing sanforization in the process, it’s natural tendency to twist in the direction of the diagonal is corrected.

Style Terms explains Anti-Twist

’s pattern is known as a , in which blue and white yarns are interwoven.  As was cut along the selvedge and woven diagonally and (traditionally) were unsanforized (not ), the legs would twist substantially when washed.  The resulting effect would be an angled seam being shifted to the front of the pants.

Thus, is anti-twisted (or skewed) to prevent this effect.