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  1. Cotton is from the cotton plant (gossypium). The cotton fibre grows around the seed pod of the plant, and the colour of the soft fibre varies from white to a greyish yellow.
  2. When the cotton boll is ready for harvesting, the cotton boll is picked.
  3. When cotton bolls are harvested, the seeds are removed and used for cooking oils. The raw cotton is ready for making textiles.
  4. The cotton boll contains about 30 seeds, together with cotton fibres attached. The raw cotton fibres have to be separated from the seed by a process called ginning.
  5. At the spinning mill, the cotton fibres are sorted, spun and twisted into yarn.
  6. Cotton cloth can be woven or knitted by machine. It is mostly used to make cotton fabric used for clothes, socks, underwear, etc. It is a light and breathable fabric, making it ideal for bed linen also.

Cotton is produced in 80 countries around the world.
The plant grows in dry semi-humid conditions.
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How is cotton made into textiles?

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How is cotton made into fabric?

Cotton is a plant. To make it into fabric, it must be harvested, cleaned, spun into thread and woven (on a loom).

How is cotton made into a shirt?

through a long process of the cotton plant being turned into thread,then into fabric and finally all of it being sewn together in a certain pattern to make a shirt

Why cotton was made?

The cotton was made by the cotton seed to protect itself

What is cotton made with?

Cotton is grown on bushes, made with nutrients from the soil, water and air.

What are cotton made of?

Cottons are made of one kind of plant. The plant grows things and the people take the things away to make cotton.
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What is cotton made from?

Cotton grows on a plant. answ2. Cotton is a plant with the seed head enclosed in a white fluffy cover. It is this fluffy material that is harvested, cleaned of seeds and rubbi