Broken twill (kreuzkoper) is produced when the twill weave is reversed and broken every two threads.
When and where can this textile be found?
- 2/2 broken twill can be found occasionally from the 8th century through the 12th century in Northern Europe and Scandinavia, though it is never common. 
- 6th – 8th century Denmark in linen .
- 8th century Germany .
- 10th century England in wool .
- Mid-late 10th century in England in wool .
- 11th century Finland in wool .
 The Continental Germans by Lise Bender Jørgensen (in The Cambridge History of Western Textiles)
 Textiles, Cordage and Raw Fibre from 16–22 Coppergate by Penelope Walton
 Some Finnish Archaeological Twill Weaves from the 11th to the 15th Century by Heini Kirjavainen and Jaana Riikonen (in NESAT IX)
 The Textiles from Nørre Sandegård Vest by Ulla Mannering (in NESAT VI)
 Late Saxon Textiles from the City of London by Frances Pritchard