Als Uni oder Melange

English translation: variegated (yarn)

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German term or phrase:Melange (Garn/Wolle)
English translation:variegated (yarn)
Entered by: Anne Sykes

19:09 Jan 22, 2002
German to English translations [PRO]
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German term or phrase: Als Uni oder Melange
One kind of thread or a mixture?
Die Zwickauer Kammgarn GmbH produziert Kammgarne für Webereien und Strickereien. Folgende Garne fertigen wir rohweiß oder farbig (kammzug- oder kreuzspulgefärbt), als uni oder Melange:
Sarah Downing
Local time: 10:22
plain or variegated yarn
Explanation:
I agree with the others on "Uni," but the multicolored yarn is usually called "variegated yarn."
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Anne Sykes
Germany
Local time: 16:22
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Thanks a lot to all of you.
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4 +1plain/blended
pschmitt
5plain or variegated yarn
Anne Sykes
4plain/blended
pschmitt


  

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plain/blended


Explanation:
Uni = uni, dyed of one colour, plain, of plain colour.

Melange = melange, colour blending, blended, blended yarn.

HTH

pschmitt
Local time: 15:22

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agree  GreenTara: Susanne Garmsen: except I wouldn't use the "/", I would say "plain or blended"
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plain/blended


Explanation:
Uni = uni, dyed of one colour, plain, of plain colour.

Melange = melange, colour blending, blended, blended yarn.

HTH

pschmitt
Local time: 15:22
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12 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
plain or variegated yarn


Explanation:
I agree with the others on "Uni," but the multicolored yarn is usually called "variegated yarn."


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Anne Sykes
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Local time: 16:22
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