A twist pile carpet is made from yarn that has been tightly twisted and set to form a pile with a slightly textured surface. Twist piles are produced in both plain and heather colours (Heathers are created using a combination of complimentary coloured fibres to obtain a tonal effect).

In a loop pile carpet the yarn forms loops on the surface of the carpet, either in uniform height, creating a level loop pile, or with differing heights creating a textured loop pile. Variations include a rustic tweed style loop known as a BERBER which contains highlight flecks. Wool loops are a popular alternative to coir and sisal floors because they have the added comfort, warmth and durability of natural wool.

Velvets are carpets with a smooth cut pile finish, also known as a velour. This is finish is achieved by the yarn only having a slight degree of twist. This carpet style brings a luxurious feel to the home, making it an ideal choice for bedrooms and bathrooms

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The term Berber is applied to carpet that has the off-white heathered look of clocks used by the Berber tribes of North Africa.Berber carpets use flecked yarns most often in loop styles. The size of the loops vary from large nubby ones to small, fauxiscal styles. Patterned Berbers are multi-level loop as well as cut and loop styles. Berber styles are also available in pastels and dark tones as well as naturals.

Cut-pile carpet in a relatively dense construction, with well-defined individual tuft tips. Smoother finished saxonies are called "plushes."

Any carpet pattern form from high and low pile areas, such as high-low or cut-and-loop.

Woven carpet made in a variety of patterns and textures but with a limited number of colors per pattern.

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