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  • Created by: Emily
  • Created on: 01-04-14 20:09
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  • fibres
    • natural
      • silk
      • linen
        • creases easily, cool, comfy, absorbent
    • regenerated
      • part natural
    • synthetic
      • Elastane (Lycra)
        • never on its own
        • skinny jeans
  • natural
    • silk
    • linen
      • creases easily, cool, comfy, absorbent
  • wool
    • warm, absorbent, light weight, soft, comfy, good elasticity
  • cotton
    • absorbent, strong, cool, hard-wearing, smooth, durable
  • warm, absorbent, light weight, soft, comfy, good elasticity
  • soft, stains easily, smooth, expensive, good handle, cool,creases
    • made from cellulose-based fibres
      • usually wood pulp
      • regenerated
        • part natural
    • chemicals are added to extract the cellulose fibres
      • made from cellulose-based fibres
        • usually wood pulp
    • part synthetic
      • viscose
        • acetate
          • rayon
            • tencel
              • soft&smooth
                • Polyamide
                  • synthetic
                    • Elastane (Lycra)
                      • never on its own
                      • skinny jeans
                  • very strong
                    • ropes
                • Polyester
                  • flame-resistant
                  • fleece
                  • cheap
                • Acrylic
                  • sportswear
                • stretchy
                  • gym wear
                    • strong
                      • light-eright
                        • very strong
                          • ropes
                        • seatbelts
                          • durable
                            • Polyamide
                            • carpets
                              • good elasticity
                                • gymwear
                              • gymwear
                              • strong when wet
                                • swimwear
                                  • strong when wet
                                  • sportswear
                                  • weak when wet
                                    • Acrylic
                                    • faux fur
                                      • shrinks in the heat
                                        • poor absobency
                                        • scarfs
                                        • wool replacement
                                          • cardigans
                                          • scarfs
                                        • jumpers
                                          • wool replacement
                                            • cardigans
                                        • strong
                                          • Polyester
                                            • flame-resistant
                                            • fleece
                                            • cheap
                                        • poor absorbency
                                          • school blazer
                                            • doesn't decompose

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