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Properties of Wool
very absorbent, dires quickly Coarse/Soft handel Warm Does not crease Not Durable
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Properties of Silk
Warm Absorbent Soft handle good lustre and drape durable creases drop out
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Properties of Cotton
cool to wear very absorbent, dries slowly soft handle good drape durable creases easily can be washed and ironed
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Properties of Linen
fresh and cool to wear very absorbent, dries quickly stiffer handle good drape durable creases badly can be washed and ironed
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What is wool used for?
Jumpers, suits and blankets
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What is silk used for?
Evening wear and ties
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What is cotton used for?
T-shirts and towels
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What is linen used for?
Summer clothing, tea towels and table cloths
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What is Wool made from?
Animals—Sheep's coat
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What is Silk made from?
Animals—The cocoon of the mulberry silk worm.
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What is Cotton made from?
Plants— Cotton plants of the genus Gossypium.
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What is linen made from?
Plants—Flax plant
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What are natural fibres made of?
Plants, Animals and Minerals. They are made up of sort fibres called Staple fibres.
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Properties of Silk

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Warm Absorbent Soft handle good lustre and drape durable creases drop out

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Properties of Cotton

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Card 4

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Properties of Linen

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Card 5

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What is wool used for?

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