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  • Created on: 25-02-15 18:03
Two examples of a modern microfibre beginning with T and E
Tencel, Elastane
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Name the three common ratio blends for cotton:
50/50, 60/40, 70/30
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What % of weight can cotton hold without dripping?
65
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Is cotton biodegradable?
Yes
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What plant is linen from?
Flax
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Linen is what repellent?
Dirt
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Usually has what treatment for its natural creases?
Resin
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Name this fibre: is a natural sustainable fibre
Sisel
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Sisel is usually blended with what other fibre to what?
Wool, soften
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Sisel is produced from leaves of the what?
Agave cactus
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Sisel has a very high what?
Strength
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Wool has what % natural stretch?
40
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Hydrophillic is wool, meaning?
It absorbs 1/3 its weight in water
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Wool has inbuilt what protection and what resistance?
UV, fire
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Typical fabrics of wool include: what/what wool, her_____, tartan and tweed
Sport wool, cool wool, herringbone
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One cashmere goat produces how many grams of cashmere per year?
200-250g
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How many goats does it take to produce enough cashmere for a coat?
24
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Name the three common ratio blends for cotton:

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50/50, 60/40, 70/30

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What % of weight can cotton hold without dripping?

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Card 4

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Is cotton biodegradable?

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Card 5

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What plant is linen from?

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