Properties of fibres and fabrics

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Cotton is a cheap and strong fabric which creases really easily - but is a cooloing fabric, it isn't very elastic or warm and isn't very flammable.

Wool is unlikely to crease badly and is soft and hardwearing, it is a very warm fabric, not very strong, very elastic and fairly flammble.

Silk is is a very strong fabric, very elastic and even more absobant. It…


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