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  • Created by: Abigail
  • Created on: 02-06-15 19:06

WOOLLEN;

  • are coarse, hairy, irregular and rustic in appearance because they're made from short, sometimes coarser staple fibres which are rubbed during manufacture
  • woollen fabrics are finished to give a felted, hairy surface
  • suitable for jackets, blankets or overcoats

1. almost any spinnable fibre can be spun using the woollen system. Compressed bales of washed and sorted raw wool. Fed into a willowing machine for opening and cleaning loose fibres
2. different fibre and colour types are mixed and oiled to improve spinning capability
3. fibre portions are fed into a carding machine for orientation and cleaning
4. a fibre web is divided into ribbons and rubbed to form the…

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