Cotton Facts here is a list of facts about cotton. #cotton #cottonfacts
Over 20 facts about cotton are listed!
- Hold 20 times its weight in water.
- Stronger wet than when dry.
- Is grown – it is a plant.
- All of the plant is used for one thing or another.
- Cotton fabric is what is used for bowl cozies, pot holders, rice hand warmers, etc.
- The fiber is made up cellulose which is a natural polymer.
- Cotton is not pure white it is a tannish color.
- The higher the yarn number the finer (thinner and softer) the yarn.
- Seeds Are Very Salt-Resistant
- Seeds Are Heavily Used In Industrial Pharmaceutical And Chemical Production
- 600 count. That number represents the number of yarns per inch of fabric.
- Must have to grow for over 200 days.
- 4 types of cotton
- Pima (America)
- Pima is the finest
- Egyptian is the softest
- 6 Most common uses
- Woven fabrics
- Home decor
- Cottonseed oil
- Arabic origin: kutun’ or ‘qutun (القطن)
- 50 Different Natural Species
- Produce fruit call bolls
- US Currency Is Made Up Of Around 75% Cotton (25% linen)
- The Term ‘Cottoned On’ Comes From Cotton’s Great Ability To Blend With Differing Fiber Options
- Cottoned On meaning understand easily or to get along.
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