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    In this activity, students create felt from wool fibres to illustrate how the surface structure of wool fibres affects its washability.


    This activity will help students understand the microstructure of wool and how this knowledge has influenced the development of new wool fabrics and processes.


    Fibre, properties, abrasion, felt.

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    Felt-making instructions
    Easy to follow illustrated instructions for making felt.

    Making felt balls
    Illustrated instructions for making felt balls.

      Published 31 May 2010 Referencing Hub articles
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