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January 21, 2019


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Fabric University | Fabric Seminar | Fiber Characteristics | Wool
Fiber Characteristics

WOOL

Natural Fiber - made from the fleece of sheep

CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Comfortable
  • Luxurious, soft hand
  • Versatile
  • Lightweight
  • Good insulator
  • Washable
  • Wrinkle-resistant
  • Absorbent
  • Easy to dye

 

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  • Apparel - sweaters, dresses, coats, suits, jackets, pants, skirts, childrenswear, loungewear, blouses, shirts, hosiery, scarves.
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DRAPER CANINE THERAPY® DOG COATS
The Draper Canine Therapy® Dog Coat is a lightweight breathable cool-coat design for canines offering a convenient way to deliver therapeutic benefits to your canine for all day relief. The coat works as a layering item or immersed in water to help cool even the hottest pooch. The Draper Canine Therapy Dog Coat contains 50% Celliant® (Polyester)/50% Hydrotec.
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KATHMANDU ARCHON 65L BACKPACK v4
If you're new to multi-day hiking, or enjoy tackling the occasional Great Walk, the 65L Archon is the pack for you: sturdy and reliable, made from tough Cordura® fabric, it has everything you need (bottle pockets, pole and bed-roll attachments) and nothing you don't. The easily adjustable RS2 harness has a small to XL range built in to the harness design. The padded and stiffened hip-belt and shaped alloy frame-stays transfer the load where it needs to be, while the padded EVA shoulder straps, adjustable sternum straps and padded back panel makes the trek over the Tongariro Crossing more comfortable.
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