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  • noun Plural form of nep.

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Examples

  • There are teeny tiny neps in it, from less than ideal length angora, but in the spinning it matters not.

    This Side Up

  • Probably a certain amount of convergent evo happening – both plants want insects to drop into the bucket – neps for food, phrags for pollination as the insect climbs out…

    Phragmipedium caudatum

  • I mentioned before that the fiber has lots of neps.

    March 2005

  • I just pull them neps off and they stick to my jeans.

    March 2005

  • That way I can get a little ahead of the curve on the metallic bits and can pull out the worst of the neps and the little bit of grass and vegetable matter that's in the fiber.

    5 hours

  • It's also got a lot of little neps in it, so it will be hard to make a smooth yarn with it.

    Catching up

  • It should spin very evenly into a nice drapey soft yarn with all that silk, with a few neps for texture from the angora and a very subtle bit of sparkle from the Angelina fibre.

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • I just pull them neps off and they stick to my jeans.

    Neps

  • So I chucked in some stronger purples and a few shocking pink silk neps.

    Archive 2007-09-01

  • That way I can get a little ahead of the curve on the metallic bits and can pull out the worst of the neps and the little bit of grass and vegetable matter that's in the fiber.

    March 2005

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