||Care and washing instructions
||Often looks like wool, but is not absorbant or breathable, and can feel clammy and uncomfortable.
||Doesn`t shrink, doesn`t wrinkle, can be machine washed, and can tolerate exposure to sunlight.
||Easily becomes static. Attracts dust and lint. Scents can set into the fibers and be difficult to remove. Is highly flammable, melts, and can cause dangerous burns.
||Must be washed frequently, but get quickly clean. Tumble dry low, avoid ironing, can be ruined with heat from iron.
||Underwear, stockings and similar garments, can be blended with other fibers to give increased strength.
||Can be cold and clammy, does not absorb moisture.
||Strong, elastic, does not shrink or wrinkle easily.
||Can become static, attracts dust and lint. Smell can set in and is hard to remove. Can be structurally weakened by sunlight.
||Easy to wash, but should be washed frequently. White Nylon should not be washed together with colored garments. Cannot tolerate detergents containing chlorine. Dries quickly.
||Pants, suits, scarfes, shirts, sweat/college, fleece.
||Can seem cold and clammy, does not absorb moisture.
||Almost wrinkle-free. Pressing holds well over time. Very little shrinking, tolerates exposure to sunlight.
||Easily becomes electric - attracts dust and lint. Can give burns due to melting.
||Easy to wash, but must be washed often. Dries quickly.
||Often used for lining fabrics, especially for suits. Can also be used in women`s wear for blouses/dresses, or in lightweight knitwear. Can be combined with other fibers in all types of clothing. Is often treated before use.
||Soft and comfortable, absorbs moisture with ease.
||Affordable, color fast. Can imitate appearance of natural fibers.
||Can shrink with washing, and is easily wrinkled. Weak when wet.
||Cleans easily, but must be handled with care. Hard washing/intense centrifuging can damage the garment.
||High, but can be treated to reduce wrinkles.
||High, but can be treated to reduce shrinking.
||T-shirts, sweaters, underwear.
||Soft and comfotable. absorbs moisture with ease.
||Very durable, and tolerates being washed often on high temperatures.
||Where the Rayon content is low - tolerates hard washing (like pure Cotton). Where the Rayon content is high - tolerates washing poorly, and can have a high rate of shrinkage.
||Should be washed similarly to Cotton or Rayon, depending on the fiber content.
||Shirts, pants, shorts, sportswear.
||Low wrinkle factor, holds its shape well. Almost wrinkle-free.
||Wash with few items in the machine to reduce wrinkles.
||Attractive and comfortable.
||Does not wrinkle easily, holds a press well.
||Can usually be washed.
||Warm and comfortable.
||More durable than pure Wool, maintains a nice finish over time. Easy to care for.
||Not as warm as pure Wool.
||Can be washed in the machine.
||Can shrink if washed incorrectly.