TEXTILE MEMORY CARDS

Trying to learn your textile terminology? Then look no further. Each card is an acronym for a material. Hover over each card to see the answer.

For more information on textile materials, usage, and types, check out our textile terminology page.

AC
AC

ACETATE

WP
WP

ALPACA

WS
WS

CASHMERE

CUP
CUP

CUPRO

WL
WL

LLAMA

MA
MA

MODACRYLIC

WM
WM

MOHAIR

PES
PES

POLYESTER

SL
SI

SISAL

CA
CA

TRUE HEMP

WV
WV

VIRGIN WOOL

WY
WY

YAK

CA
CA

ACETATE

WA
WA

ANGORA

CO
CO

COTTON

EA
EA

ELASTANE

CLY
CLY

LYOCELL

MAC
MAC

MODACRYLIC

PA
PA

NYLON

PU
PU

POLYURETHANEELASTOMERE

TR
TR

TERRY RAYON

HA
HA

TRUE HEMP

CV
CV

VISCOSE

PC
PC

ACRYLIC

WB
WB

BEAVER

HL
HL

COTTON/LINEN

LI
LI

FLAX/LINEN

ME
ME

METAL

MO
MO

MODAL

AF
AF

OTHER FIBERS

RA
RA

RAMIE

TA
TA

TRIACETATE

WG
WG

VICUNA

VL
VI

VISCOSE

PAN
PAN

ACRYLIC

WK
WK

CAMEL HAIR

CU
CU

CUPRO

JU
JU

JUTE

PM
PM

METALLICIZED POLYESTER

CMD
CMD

MODAL

PL
PL

POLYESTER

SE
SE

SILK

CTA
CTA

TRIACETATE

VY
VY

VINYL

VL
VI

VISCOSE