WARM AS WOOL,COOL AS COTTON by Carter G. Houck

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Published by Clarion Books .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Juvenile literature,
  • Juvenile Fiction / General,
  • Textile fabrics,
  • Textile fibers,
  • Fibers,
  • Textiles

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FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9458580M
ISBN 100395288614
ISBN 109780395288610

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Wool is also able to soak up as much as 30 percent of its own weight in moisture without feeling wet, which is one of the reasons it can still keep you warm even in the rain [source: American Sheep Industry Association].The fibers have a natural crimp that helps to wick moisture away from the body.

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The fluffy fibres are a good insulator but the ability to absorb moisture helps the body’s cooling system work better. Resists pilling, sagging and breaking meaning that woollen garments typically outlast synthetic equivalents.

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Ancient textiles were made mostly of linen, cotton, wool, and silk. The use of linen began in Egypt, the use of cotton in India, the use of silk in China, and the use of wool in central Asia. As civilizations de­ veloped, the people, thefibers, and the different meth­ ods invented for turning the fibers into cloth traveledFile Size: 1MB.

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She was born in Washington. Ask a sheep!:) See link below: "Wool is comfortable to wear in both warm and cool climates. This is because wool is an absorbent fiber. When the air is cool and damp, wool absorbs moisture and keeps a layer of dry, insulating air next to the skin.

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