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What is "Baby Combing Wool" - Definition & Explanation

Fine, choice wool fibre which ranges from 11/2 to 21/2 inches in staple length. The French method of combing is used to make high grade worsted yarn from the stock.

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A finishing process in which the fibers on the surface of the fabric are mechanically trimmed to create an even nap. Often follows brushing of the fabric. Done on fleeces, moleskins, pile fabrics,...

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