Ramie fibre the perennial stalk producing plant has been cultivated in eastern Asia for fibre since prehistoric times. 3-8 feet high, with heart-shaped leaves, the plant’s texture was used in the fabric in ancient Egypt and was known in Europe during the Middle Ages.
Natural fibres are any hair-like raw material directly obtainable through an animal, vegetable, or mineral source that can be convertible, after spinning, into yarns and then into woven cloth.
Moisture absorbency is s term used to measure fibres, yarns and fabric’s ability to absorb moisture; fibres, yarns and materials may be hydrophobic (absorbing water) or hydrophobic (avoiding water).
CM cotton is a term used to describe cotton fibre treated with monochloroacetic acid, and then sodium hydroxide converted into CM cotton.