1. (a) Name and describe the TWO main sources of textile fibres
Natural Sources- plants, animals and minerals
Man made - synthetic from chemicals , regenerates from cellulose and chemicals
(b) State the name given to the rows of stitches in knitted fabrics in EACH of the following directions:
(i) Lengthwise direction - wale or rib
(ii) Crosswise direction - course
(c) You are a supervisor in a fabric store. A shopper wanted some information on a new fabric made of a blend lyocell and polyester fibres. This blend was suggested as a suitable choice for making formal wear dresses for an outdoor afternoon event. Explain to the shopper TWO reasons why the lyocell-polyester blend is a suitable choice for the formal wear dresses.
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