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see woolwool,
fiber made from the fleece of the domestic sheep. Composition and Characteristics

Wool consists of the cortex, overlapping scales (sharper and more protruding than those of hair) that may expand at their free edges causing fibers to intermesh; elasticum, the
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worsted

[′wu̇s·təd]
(textiles)
Yarn spun from combed long-staple wool fibers.
Fabric made from this yarn.
Yarns, with any fiber content, manufactured by using the worsted spinning system.

worsted

1. a closely twisted yarn or thread made from combed long-staple wool
2. a fabric made from this, with a hard smooth close-textured surface and no nap
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The main floor will be occupied by a turn-of-the-century worsted wool knitting mill, which will produce yarn, blankets, socks using wool from organically raised sheep.
Once it starts operation it will have production capacity of 10 million meters of worsted wool fabrics and 1.5 million finished parts.
Chabot was educated in the Uxbridge public school system and worked for the Uxbridge Worsted Wool Co.
Demand for the luxury fabric required for this traditional male market (the female luxury clothing market in the Gulf is a quite different affair altogether) has been affected by the global slowdown, but Yorkshire mills are still the market leaders for the 3.5 metres of worsted wool required to make a dishdasha.
Made for a local sports star's wedding day and costing a piggy bank rattling pounds 12,500, it is hand made from cloth (Tasmania Super 140's Worsted wool with Cashmere) that had the customer's name woven into it.
Among the introductions are Tibetan Dreams, contemporary designs in autumnal colors of 100 percent Tibetan sheep wool; Golden Horizon, a program of Sino Persians; and Platinum, a collection of Antique Persian, Mugal and Indian textiles designs of 100 percent worsted wool.
Breathable worsted wool fabric for suits and cotton broadcloth shirts with a 3.5-in.
To Be Of 75% Dacron Polyester/25% Worsted Wool (Washable) Or Approved Equal
Vivian was a mender in the textile wool industry working for several area companies including the Uxbridge Worsted Wool Co., Hayward-Shuster Woolen Co., and Stanley Woolen Co.
The Townhouse collection spanned traditional and contemporary styles with cross-woven color striates in 100 percent New Zealand worsted wool...
It includes suits, slacks, shirts, blazers and other garments made of gabardine, worsted wool, cashmere, silk and linen.
(Alternate) Blauer; 75 Polyester/25% Worsted wool blend.