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All fabrics are made from tiny hair like structures called fibres what are they?
1) staple (short) fibres 2) fillamnet (long) fibres
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what are the three main groups of fibres?
Animal and plant , Synthetic, Regenerated
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describe one of the main groups of fibres
Animal, wool, silk, plants, cotton, lininen. Synthetic- man made acrylic, nylon. Regenerated made from a combination of chemicals and cellulose waste viscose, acetate
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what are yarns?
yarns are made by spinning and twisting fibres together
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fibres can be spun in 2 ways what are they?
S TWIST (anti clockwise) Z TWIST (clockwise)
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what are the three main groups of fibres?

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Animal and plant , Synthetic, Regenerated

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describe one of the main groups of fibres

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what are yarns?

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fibres can be spun in 2 ways what are they?

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