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Cotton, flax, etc.

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The word cotton comes from the German word "baumvolle" which means tree wool. Cotton is a kind fröhårsfiber. Over 40% of world fiber is cotton, and over 50% of all clothes are made of cotton or a blend of cotton and other material. Cotton shrub grows almost everywhere where there are tropical and subtropical climate. Cotton is an important transportation be in many countries, and countries that grow the most are the US, China, India, Pakistan, Egypt, Mexico and Brazil. They use cotton so much for being easy to harvest, spin, use, wash and are usually not allergenic. Cotton is not so hot to wear because there is no air concerted between the threads of the fabric. Cotton garments are becoming stronger by washing the dom.Linne is a woven fabric made of bast of Statt. The fabric feels cool, it is common to use linen fabric for summer clothing. Lin is strong and has great wicking ability. The elasticity is low and therefore wrinkled linen fabric easily. Statt can grow up to 80cm high and has blue flowers. Lintyget is most often used for towels, tablecloths and linens. Carl Linnaeus gave its name flax Linum usitatissium, "the most useful" or "the most beneficial flax"

Silk textile fibers from cocoons of the silk moth. Silkworm larvae eat only mulberry tree. When they have eaten 20 - 30 days of mulberry leaves are the adults and purrs then themselves in cocoons. Silk thread comes from the spinning glands of the silkworm larvae. It takes about four days for the larva to make duplicate threads to a length of about 4000m. After three weeks hatched butterfly that opens koko's end and get out. If it happens marred silk thread.

Wool comes from including sheep, some goats and camelids. The wool is different fine depending on where it sits on the sheep. No animals have exactly the same wool. The wool is different from sheep to sheep, as the hair is in a human. The wool is a material that has been used for long. The Egyptians and Babylonians had domesticated sheep that they cut the wool off and wove clothes out in the past. In the Middle Ages the wool an important part of world trade. Kashmir is a kind of wool on an Indian goat known as cashmere goat. Cashmere wool is available in other countries too, such as in Iran. In the 1700's were cashmere wool is very popular among the upper class ladies, and was often used to precious, colorful scarves. Nowadays, the most expensive type of wool comes from kashmirgetens neck front, it is the softest part of the whole goat and called pashmina wool.

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  1. michelle stenström on December 6, 2010 at 9:35 pm #

    hello! I am a girl of 12 who needed help with my school work, it was good but it was changed a bit too much. TEX about the merino sheep, I think it should stand at least 5 sentences about it. when I read about flax so plötsigt it was just that flax flower can be 80 cm high, it can swell to do a little more? but you got anyway track of Acts lot but it will be so much more !!

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