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Burn Test for Fiber Identification

 

Getting a great deal at the fabric district, thrift store, or garage sale is hard to pass up – but once you’ve brought your treasure home and you decide to dye it, how do you figure out what it’s made of?

As you know, the fiber types and contents in yarn and fabric can create wildly different results!

Luckily, a lighter or match can help you out!Matchsticks on a fabric background

We’ve put together a convenient reference chart ¬†with a variety of fiber types and what the burned results can mean – download it today!

Burn Test Reference (for identifying fiber content)