A guide to wool terms, production processes and specialty animal fibres [Downloadable]

Stephanie Steele Wednesday, 1 July 2020

Understanding terms associated with wool production from fibre to fabric will help when it comes to working with your producers, sourcing raw materials and finished textiles, and the aspects of manufacture that may require some sustainable and ethical solution updates. Use this glossary to take in the terminology, and build upon your knowledge.


In this downloadable guide you'll learn:

  • Textile and wool-specific terminology
  • Fibre and fabric properties specifically related to wool
  • Terminology for finishing processes related to wool production
  • Terminology for yarn properties and yarn manufacture related to wool production
  • Description, uses and sustainability/welfare considerations for speciality animal hairs and furs

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