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what are the physical properties of wool?
they are very absorbent but doesn't feel wet, resists creases, warm, not very strong, felts/shrinks with heat and rubbing
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what are the aesthetic properties of wool?
scaly fibres, short fibres that make fluffy fabrics
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what can wool be used for?
suits, sweaters, socks, scarves, blankets and carpets
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name of fabrics made from wool fibres?
fannel, felt , tweed, serge
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how do you after or clean wool fabrics?
usually only washed by hand in low temperatures as heat and movement cause shrinking, can't be bleached, medium temperature iron, can't be tumble dried and is normally laid flat to dry
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facts about wool ?
can be blenched with polyester or nylon to make it easier to look after, slow burning, attacked by moths
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