Silk has low density, making light and comfortable clothing. Silk has high resistance to deformation. Silk regulates body temperature. Silk can make you feel warm in winter and cool in summer. Silk feels soft and retains its shape well. Silk has a sheen and luminosity, making it look luxurious. Silk takes well to dyes, which

Cotton Properties and Uses

A relatively high level of moisture absorption and good wicking properties help make cotton one of the more comfortable fibers. Because of the hydroxyl groups in the cellulose, cotton has a high attraction for water. As water enters the fiber, cotton swells and its cross section becomes more rounded. The high affinity for moisture and