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a cloth having a crisscross design

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Scottish rugby hero Doddie Weir has designed a new tartan for his foundation to aid research in to motor neurone disease (MND).
If you're not wanting anything too harsh, think outside your traditional bold clan tartans and opt for something more calming and softening.
An ideal antidote to dark evenings and chilly mornings, tartans have long been a firm autumn/winter favourite, and this season they're well and truly back in vogue," confirms Ian Bisatt, design director for furniture company, Multiyork.
Autumn's earthy colours and muted tartans look especially good set against dark woods like walnut and chestnut.
I haven't got a clothes sponsor but because it was the Scottish Open, I thought I'd go for different tartans for the four days.
The new tartans are perfect to give wardrobes a serious colour surge.
The tartan was inspired by the colours on the Spanish giants' strip and is now officially registered by the Scottish Tartans Authority, though it's still unlikely that the likes of Thierry Henry and Carlos Puyol will be seen out on the town in kilts.
In the process she was reminded that Northumberland has its own tartan, older than the clan tartans of Scotland.
All the cloth for the dedicated Welsh Tartan Centre and Kilt Shop in Cardiff is made at the Cambrian Woollen Mill in Powys and there are as many as 40 variations, including special family tartans for people named Jones, Davies, Owen and Evans, among others.
And while manufacturing tartan blankets was not part of his initial plan, his intent was to make plaid coats, following a few attempts at dying colours he realized he had developed skills that would enable him to make tartans in family colours.
Sarasota, Florida, hosted a Parade of the Clans, bagpipe bands, Scottish dancers, foods of Scotland, a Scottish sing-along, Thistle Ball, and a Kirkin' (Blessing) of the Tartans.
The tartan, which has been registered with the Scottish Tartans Society Register of All Publicly Known Tartans, has also been designed in three line over-check style to honour the New York Fire Department tartan.
Fortune (13-1) struck out all but two Tartans in Hart's 4-1 victory over visiting Glendora in a Southern Section Division II second-round game.
The patterns of tartans are balanced, where the same lines, no matter whether you turn the tartan round, it still looks the same.