Sunday, 24 January 2016

Luxury Hair Fibres



Cashmere
  • Most expensive
  • Makes soft, lightweight, and warm fabrics

Mohair
  • Long fibres
  • Lightly curled
  • Silky lustre
  • Takes dye well
  • Doesn't felt easily

Angora
  • Fine
  • Light fibres
  • Moisture absorbant
  • Coarse guard hairs create a spiked effect

Camel
  • Fine
  • Soft
  • Lightly crimped
  • Beige
  • Used for outerwear and interlinings

Alpaca, Llama, Vicuna, Guanaco
  • Fine fibres
  • Look soft
  • Hard wearing
  • Lightly crimped
  • Good thermal properties
  • Used for outerwear, knitted fabrics, and blankets
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