Gouts — This defect is the result of masses of accumulated short fiber (fly) being drawn undrafted into the filling yarn during the spinning process. Gouts differ from slubs in that they are characterized by a lumpy appearance while slubs generally are symmetrical.

Listen to Gouts

  • Defect Number: 0097
  • Defect Type: Weft lines, horizontal lines
  • Fabric Type: Shirting and Dress Goods - Plain Weave
  • Severity: Major
  • Category: II