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Kangaroo Pocket

Kangaroo pocket is pocket formed by sewing a piece of cloth over the garment, leaving two open ends.

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Katharina Hamnett

Katharina Hamnett Katharina Hamnett, the world foremost environmentalist designer in the 1980’s. The revolutionary fashion designer Katharina Hamnett continued the crusade on her own in the 1980s, her t-shirts graphics symbols and slogans criticised the...

Kenaf fibre

The origin of kenaf Fibre (Hibiscus cannabinusL.) It has grown on the continent of Africa for over 4000 years. Kenaf is grown mainly in Thailand, China, India, Vietnam and Cuba and the main market today is as an alternative source of paper pulp, although still on a very limited scale.

Ketone

Ketone belongs in a class of organic compounds known as carbonyls. Some types of ketones used in industry, such as methyl isobutyl ketone and methyl ethyl ketone, are considered both hazardous air pollutants (HAP) and volatile organic compounds (VOC) by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Khaki (jeans)

Khaki (jeans) uniforms were introduced by Sir Harry Burnett Lumsden for British colonial troops in India and were later widely used at the time of the Indian Mutiny and became the official colour for uniforms of British armies, native and imperial, in India.

Kyoto Protocol

The Kyoto Protocol to the UNFCCC (Framework Convention on Climate Change) It adopted at the Third Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP) in December 1997 and came into force in 2005.