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CASHMERE
ALPACA WOOL
TYPES WOOL
WOOLS
SOFT
AREA RUGS
JACKETS
CRIMP
WOVEN
CARPET
COTTON
HATS
RUGS
ALPACA
NATURAL
WOOL FIBERS
PURE
SHEARING
WOOL COTTON
ANGORA GOAT
MERINO
HAND KNOTTED
CARPETS
WORSTED
WOOL COMES
DIAPER COVERS
ORGANIC WOOL
COATS
STAPLE WOOL
CLOTH USUALLY
BLEND
SHODDY
BOMBER
SCOURING
WOOL FABRIC
FIBER DIAMETER
WOOL
FELTED
SHEEP
GREASE
ALL-WOOL
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Definitions

  1. Wool is an all-purpose material that can be used all year long.
  2. The wool is sorted as to fineness, crimp, length of fiber, and felting qualities. (Web site)
  3. Wool is a natural fiber- that is great for babies. (Web site)
  4. Wool is naturally moisture resistant and a natural fire retardant. (Web site)
  5. Wool is generally a creamy white color, although some breeds of sheep produce natural colors such as black, brown, silver and random mixes.

Cashmere

  1. It may be called wool, mohair, cashmere, or angora.
  2. They produce strong fiber that is said to be as soft as cashmere and warmer and lighter than wool.
  3. Processors of cashmere wool.
  4. Pashmina refers to a type of cashmere wool and textiles made from it. (Web site)
  5. Cashmere is often combined with wool and is commonly used in sweaters, shawls, suits, blazers, coats and dresses. (Web site)

Alpaca Wool

  1. The "new alpaca sweater cashmere" - Alpaca Sweaters $65.00 Men's alpaca wool wseater Alpaca hand made clothing.
  2. More more[40]=" supple springtime blend of fine alpaca wool and natural linen.

Types Wool

  1. Cashmere, the hair of the Indian cashmere goat, and mohair, the hair of the North African angora goat, are types of wool known for their softness.
  2. A firm hard-finish durable fabric (as of wool or rayon) twilled with diagonal ribs on the right side; also gaberdine.
  3. Woolen spun and worsted yarns for knitting applications, from various types of wool, silk, Egyptian cotton, viscose and blends.

Wools

  1. Breeds such as Lincoln and Romney produce coarser fibres and wool of these sheep is usually used for making carpets.
  2. Wool: Wool is a wonderful material.
  3. These grades may vary depending on the breed or purpose of the wool.
  4. Wool dyes so easily and the range of colors is limitless.
  5. The finer the wool, the softer it will be, while coarser grades are more durable and less prone to pilling.

Soft

  1. The vicu--a was almost hunted to extinction for its beautiful soft wool. (Web site)
  2. Flannel wool is a soft, lightweight fabric with a nap on one or both sides. (Web site)

Area Rugs

  1. Custom design and manufacture of hand and machine tufted, and woven axminster carpets and area rugs, from New Zealand wool.
  2. Knotted carpets and area rugs for residential interiors, from wool.
  3. Broadloom tufted and woven carpets and area rugs, from wool and polypropylene fiber. (Web site)

Jackets

  1. Specializing in melton wool jackets with leather sleeves.
  2. Seek out her cropped wool jacket with kid leather trim ($200) and vest ($165) with side snap closure, both in a saturated shade of peacock blue.

Crimp

  1. Because of the crimp, wool fabrics have a greater bulk than other textiles and retain air, which causes the product to retain heat.
  2. A fine wool like merino may have up to a hundred crimps per inch, while the coarser wools like karakul may have as few as one to two crimps per inch.
  3. Wool has also been traditionally used to cover cloth diapers.
  4. Prior to invention of shears - probably in the Iron Age - the wool was plucked out by hand or by bronze combs.
  5. Global wool production is approximately 1.3 million tonnes per annum of which 60% goes into apparel.

Woven

  1. Next, the wool yarn is woven into fabric. (Web site)
  2. Gabardine is a tightly woven wool twill with a high sheen. (Web site)

Carpet

  1. Wool carpet is indeed a long lasting luxury carpet.
  2. The carpet industry switched over to wool, sisal, and jute , then nylon.
  3. Carpets and area rugs are made from five types of fibers; Nylon, Polyester, Olefin -- (Polypropylene is one type of Olefin), Wool, and Acrylic. (Web site)

Cotton

  1. Damask refers to tightly woven threads of cotton which are commonly used on mattresses to prevent the absorption of moisture.
  2. D Damask Damask is a fabric of silk, wool, linen, cotton, or synthetic fibers, with a pattern formed by weaving.
  3. Our mattress toppers are up to 3 inches thick and they come in organic cotton and wool, 100% organic cotton, and natural latex covered with organic cotton. (Web site)

Hats

  1. Cowboy hats can be made of fur felt or wool felt. (Web site)
  2. Specializing in fur, wool and leather coats, hats, and boots.

Rugs

  1. Oriental Rug of wool & silk.
  2. Here are 8 reasons why you should buy wool rugs.
  3. Synthetic fiber rugs are also more affordable than a wool rug. Wool fiber is available in both machine and hand made rugs.
  4. Wool used in carpet is normally from fleece, (sheep hair), but in antique rugs the wool can also come from other animals like goat hair, etc.

Alpaca

  1. All wool camel hair is not as lustrous and is spongy. (Web site)
  2. Also imitated in wool, wool and alpaca, rayon, mohair and rayon or cotton and a cotton warp and alpaca filling also synthetics - e.g. (Web site)
  3. Typical animal fibers include, wool, mohair, llama, alpaca, cashmere, camel and vicuna and cocoon material (silk). (Web site)
  4. For industrial purposes the fiber of the camel, alpaca, Angora goat, llama, Kashmir goat (the fiber is called cashmere), and vicu-a is classed as wool. (Web site)

Natural

  1. Natural is also substituted for the word organic.
  2. Lanolin: The natural oil that wool contains. (Web site)
  3. Natural Fibers - Cotton, wool, or silk hosiery fibers.
  4. Wool is safer to wear having natural fire-retardant properties.
  5. As it is a natural fiber wool is able to capture clearer colors than synthetic fabrics.

Wool Fibers

  1. The amount of crimp corresponds to the thickness of the wool fibers.
  2. Ragg is a sturdy wool fiber made into yarn and used in many rugged applications like gloves.
  3. Processors of raw, scoured and carbonized wool fiber and tops for spinning mills.
  4. The finer the wool fiber, the more hanks that can be obtained from one pound.

Pure

  1. Sets Luxurious super 100s pure wool.
  2. We supply 100% pure merino knitwear which is problably the purest wool in the world.

Shearing

  1. After shearing, the wool is separated into five main categories: fleece (which makes up the vast bulk), pieces, bellies, crutchings and locks.
  2. These flocks are fine fibers of wool obtained from the shearing machine or made by cutting up old woolen cloth.

Wool Cotton

  1. Hat People : Cloth sewn hats in Pendleton wool, cotton, and linen. (Web site)
  2. Burlington Klopman has about 30 Mexican customers for its polyester blends with cotton, wool and viscose.
  3. Australian merino fine wool, sportswool and cotton underwear for men, women and children.
  4. Wool Cotton Linen Polyester Viscose Lambsdown is a heavy knit fabric that has a spongy fleeced nap on one side. (Web site)
  5. It is usually made from either wool, wool and cotton, or wool and synthetic fabric. Flax Flax fiber is soft, lustrous and flexible.

Angora Goat

  1. Angora wool is a generic term for either Mohair if the hair is from an Angora goat or Angora fabric if the hair is from an Angora rabbit.
  2. Mohair is the wool of the Angora goat. (Web site)
  3. Hatmakers use wool, beaver, or rabbit hair felt.

Merino

  1. Children's Woolens Children's, men's and women's Merino Wool underwear and undergarments.
  2. Featuring Merino wool thermal underwear and socks.
  3. Merino - A fine grade of wool from sheep originating in Spain.
  4. Organic New Zealand Merino wool is the finest, purest wool in the world. (Web site)

Hand Knotted

  1. Design and manufacture of standard and custom made woven, hand knotted and hand tufted rugs, runners and carpets, from wool.
  2. Nepal. Hand knotted traditional and modern style carpets and rugs, from wool.

Carpets

  1. Tufted, Axminster and Wilton, wool and woolrich carpets and underlay products.
  2. Distributors of handknotted carpets and rugs, from wool. (Web site)
  3. Uk. Design and manufacture of tufted carpets and rugs, from New Zealand wool and polyamide.
  4. Hand knotted, and hand and machine tufted carpets, rugs and dhurries, from wool.

Worsted

  1. Worsted wool is smoother than woolen, takes shine more easily, does not sag, holds a crease well, is lighter and less bulky, and wears longer than woolen. (Web site)
  2. Fiber: Wool, rayon, cotton, hair, synthetic fiber, or silk warp and worsted filling.
  3. Look for suits made of 100% "worsted" wool. (Web site)
  4. Panama Cloth, a plain woven worsted wool, sometimes resembling the texture of Panama hat. (Web site)

Wool Comes

  1. Most Australian wool comes from the merino breed.
  2. This semi-grease wool can be worked into yarn and knitted into particularly water-resistant mittens or sweaters, such as those of the Aran Island fishermen.
  3. The best Merino wool comes from Italy.

Diaper Covers

  1. Lanolin is the key to the effectiveness of wool as a diaper cover.
  2. Wool - Wool is a great natural fiber that diaper covers are commonly made from.

Organic Wool

  1. Organic wool comes from sheep that have been raised organically.
  2. The new collection consists of a white organic wool coat.
  3. Garments made from organic cotton, organic linen, hemp, organic wool and untreated silk and cotton.

Coats

  1. John's bay wool pea coat.
  2. Wool coats, jackets, pants, vests, blankets and accessories for outdoorsmen, women and children. (Web site)
  3. Wool - Fibers from animal coats: Sheep, goats, rabbits, alpacas, llama, etc. (Web site)
  4. While your ordinary wool coat comes from sheep, GORE-TEX- outerwear is a columbia coats.
  5. Its manners very much resemble those of hoofed animals. Not all alpacas spit, man wool trench coats but all are capable.

Staple Wool

  1. This was vital in the case of woollens, made from short staple wool, but not worsteds made from long staple wool.
  2. The short fiber obtained in combing long staple wool is called "noil." It is used for woolens.

Cloth Usually

  1. Woolen Woolen is the name of a yarn and cloth usually made from wool.
  2. Worsted fabric Worsted is the name of a yarn and cloth usually made from wool.

Blend

  1. Spun yarns, wool and wool blends, worsted system, mfg.
  2. A particularly good blend is 80% wool mixed with 20% nylon.
  3. Spun yarns, wool and wool blends, woollen system, mfg.

Shoddy

  1. The shoddy industry was centred on the towns of Batley, Morley, Dewsbury and Ossett in West Yorkshire, and concentrated on the recovery of wool from rags. (Web site)
  2. Ordinary grade of wool and often has shoddy re-used or remanufactured wool mixed in.
  3. The cheaper grades are manufactured from a fine-fibered wool and shoddy, with low grades of shoddy and mungo for back.

Bomber

  1. Leather and sheepskin motorcycle, flight, and bomber jackets and coats, along with wool peacoats.
  2. Diod. (?) Sic. 4. 47; cf. schol. Ap. Rhod. 2. 1144; 4. 119, wool bomber jacket citing Dionysus Argonautica It represents royal power.

Scouring

  1. Wool processing company, involved in scouring, carbonising, and combing and recombing of open tops and tops for yarn spinning.
  2. Combing, scouring and carbonising of wool and mohair fiber.
  3. The recycled wool may be mixed with raw wool, wool noil, or another fiber such as cotton to increase the average fiber length.

Wool Fabric

  1. WOOL fabric brings to mind cozy warmth.
  2. When wool fabrics are dyed, the dye reaches to the core of the fiber and bonds permanently. (Web site)
  3. Weft knitting, circular and flat Wool fabrics, broad knitted, mfg.
  4. Wool fabric doesn't collect much static because of its absorbent fibers.

Fiber Diameter

  1. Fiber diameter is the single most important wool characteristic determining quality and price.
  2. The quality of wool is determined by the following factors, fiber diameter, yield, staple length, color and staple strength. (Web site)

Wool

  1. In summer I wear linen; in winter, wool.
  2. Since wool is from an animal, the fiber is a protein.
  3. That is where wool socks enter the picture.
  4. Oatmeal Cloth is a durable, soft wool with a pebbled face. (Web site)
  5. Bedding, textile (exc. wool blankets), mfg.

Felted

  1. Wool felted and treated with lanolin is water resistant, air permeable, and slightly antibacterial, so it resists the buildup of odor.
  2. Characteristics: Thick well fulled or felted wool with a smooth surface. (Web site)
  3. Some modern cloth diaperers use felted wool fabric for covers, and there are several modern commercial knitting patterns for wool diaper covers.

Sheep

  1. Lining Lining Loden Loden is water-resistant material for clothing made from sheep wool.
  2. This article deals explicitly with the wool produced from domestic sheep.
  3. Wool taken from sheep produced for meat is typically more coarse, and has fibers are 1.5 to 6 inches in length.
  4. Fibre: Wool originally and mostly made from wool from the Cheviot sheep but today also made of blends, spun synthetics, crossbred and reused wools. (Web site)
  5. When wool is sheared from sheep, it is in different lengths. (Web site)

Grease

  1. This state is known as "grease wool" or "wool in the grease".
  2. Wool straight off a sheep contains a high level of grease which contains valuable lanolin, as well as dirt, dead skin, sweat residue, and vegetable matter.
  3. As machine carders cannot card wool in the grease, pre-carded yarn generally isn't spun in the grease.

All-Wool

  1. Castor Beaver--A heavy, milled, face-finished, all-wool cloth lighter in weight than ordinary beaver.
  2. Cassimere--A general term for all-wool fabrics woven either plain or twilled, coarse or fine, of woolen yarn.

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