Reprocessed wool

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    Is it inferior? Can a good pair of pants be made out of it?
     


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    its usually mixed with new wool. reprocessed means it was spun, woven and could even made into a garment. but it was never worn. the fabric is broken down to fibers mixed with new wool spun and woven. fabric made from used clothing must be labeled, used wool.
     


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    is that the same as recycled wool? i've noticed that wool coats from the gap tend to use recycled wool. its very coarse and rough, almost like the texture of a pot scrubber.
     


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    The tag I saw said reprocessed and it was on Facconnable pants.
     


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    is that the same as recycled wool? i've noticed that wool coats from the gap tend to use recycled wool. its very coarse and rough, almost like the texture of a pot scrubber.

    the fibers can be woven into many different finishes.
    what you have seen must have been a tweed.
     


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    The tag I saw said reprocessed and it was on Facconnable pants.
    Speaking of wool, what ever happened with your little Russian zhopke?
     


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