Last updated on July 24th, 2023 at 12:50 am
A natural or synthetic filament which may be spun into yarn that makes fabric such as cotton or nylon is called Textile Fibre. Fabrics are further classified by their composition and can be divided into:
Animal: Derived from and animal source.
Vegetable: Derived from a plant.
Natural: Derived from a plant, animal or other sources.
polymer: This type of fibre is produced by man from a naturally occurring polymeric substance.
Man-made: The fibre that has been created from a chemical structure.
- Angora – Angora rabbit
- Camel hair – Bactrian Camel
- Cashgora – Cashgora goat
- Cashmere – Cashmere goat
- Guanaco – Guanaco
- Mohair – Angora goat
- Polyvinyl chloride (PVC)
- Metal fibre