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2014-03-11 20:22:41

The Woolmark Company to showcase the growing popularity of Australian Merino wool among Chinese consumers to the Chinese textile industry at CHIC 2014, the 22nd China International Clothing and Accessories Fair in Beijing at the end of March SHANGHAI, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More sophisticated Chinese fashion consumers have driven up demand for Australian Merino Wool in China. Leading Chinese and international textile companies, such as Youngor and Cerrutti 1881, have made...

2014-02-24 08:30:53

PENNDEL, Pa., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bill Morrow, the ever-optimistic President of Langhorne Carpet Company, always knew that much good would eventually result from last summer's electrical fire near the shipping dock of the century-old, one-story Pennsylvania mill. But he had no idea that in the aftermath of the quickly-contained fire (the mill is back in full operation) in which none of its 16 legendary looms were damaged, the mill would be able to gift to...

2014-02-01 23:00:13

Recently, Skmen.com has announced its new selection of men’s wool cardigan sweaters. (PRWEB) February 02, 2014 The men’s wool cardigan sweaters offered by Skmen.com are popular for their handsome looks, comfortable materials and affordable prices. Recently, the company has announced its new cardigan sweater selection for worldwide clients. What’s more, the company has launched a special offer on these trendy clothes. True enough, the company is making every effort to ensure...

2014-01-28 20:22:03

DUBLIN, January 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/r2f5q9/chinese_slag_wool) has announced the addition of the "Chinese Slag Wool Market Survey Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/r2f5q9/chinese_slag_wool ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The Chinese Slag Wool Market Survey Report 2013 is a professional and in-depth study on the current...

2014-01-20 08:22:33

MONTREAL, Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Watson's(®), a company best known for its thermal underwear and cold weather base layers, today announces the launch of its first Merino Wool base layer line at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2014, a top outdoor industry trade show taking place in Salt Lake City, Utah, January 22-25, 2014. The 100% Merino Wool base layer line is lightweight and constructed of superfine 18.5-inch microns. The tops and bottoms for men, women and children provide...

2014-01-07 12:29:23

LONDON, January 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the hustle and bustle of Day 2 of London Collections: Men draws to a close, underground in SW1A the Cabinet War Rooms come alive at 1800 in a modern interpretation of wool clothes and styles befitting the 1940's. In a setting representing the activities that occurred below ground during WWII, a number of tableaux's have been created around the venue in the almost untouched rooms of Sir Winston Churchill, his wife Clementine, the...

2013-12-09 23:24:35

The "Dirty Hippy" felted soap from the Dirty Hippy Soapworks and Route One Pumpkins is one of the most unique stocking stuffers of 2013. Exclusive soap handcrafted in small batches with organic oils, felted in silky soft alpaca wool from a small free ranging local herd. Half Moon Bay, CA (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 The name generates a lot of chuckles from those who see the packaging at Farmers market or boutique for the first time, but Route One Pumpkins' new line of felted...

2013-11-01 23:02:09

SIGVARIS introduces the most luxurious line of graduated compression socks made from natural fibers. These new socks are designed specifically for men and women who are looking to experience all day comfort and improved energy levels. Peachtree City, GA (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 The Zurich Collection by SIGVARIS features two exclusive socks designed from some of the world’s finest materials. Men and women who step into this new collection will experience relief from tired, aching legs...


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Alpaca, Vicugna pacos
2012-10-27 17:12:26

The alpaca (Vicugna pacos) is a South American camelid that is similar in appearance to the llama. Its range includes the Andes Mountains, in areas of Ecuador, northern Bolivia and Chile, and southern Peru. It is a domesticated animal that is kept in herds in flat, grassy areas at altitudes of up to 16,000 feet. For many years there was confusion concerning the classification of the four species of South American lamoids, including the alpaca. Until 2001, it was accepted that this species...

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Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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