A cotton mélange yarn is made by spinning different number of cotton fibers in various colors. Depending on the blends used, there could be several different shades of mélange yarn like one hundred percent cotton, cotton/poly, cotton/viscose etc. One can produce hundreds of shades by mixing various percentages of cotton in different ratios. Mélange yarn is mostly used for the production of under garments, socks, sweaters and jersey.