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Chenille

| What is chenille?

Chenille is a fuzzy cotton yarn that has pile protruding around the surface of the yarn. It looks exactly like what its name means in French: a caterpillar! Chenille yarn can be used in either knit or woven constructions.

| How to wear chenille:

Because of its softness, it’s often used in blankets, sweaters, bedding, pillows, and upholstery.

| Maintaining chenille:

Does chenille wrinkle?

The fuzzy texture of a chenille yarn will help mask any wrinkles that may occur in knit or woven fabrics.

Is chenille easy to clean?

Cotton chenille is easy to clean. We recommend washing on a gentle cycle or wash by hand, and tumble dry on a low temperature. Check your item’s care label for specific instructions.

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