The Woolmark trademark


Issued to: Cheryl Costin on 31st August 2022

Modules and Outcomes

1. Differentiate the properties of wool from other fibres  5. Identify the different ways yarn can be woven or knitted and how ths affects the end product
2. Describe the benefits of wool in terms of comfort, easy to wear, safety, appearance and versatility. 6. Describe the processes used to dye and finish wool and the environmentally friendly options associated with each.
3. Identify different Merino innovations and how these can be used to enhance the quality of products made from wool. 7. Explain the garment faults which may occur and how to best prevent them.
4. Explain how wool is manufactured from greasy wool into worsted and woollen yarn. 8. Recognise the quality assurance behind the Woolmark brand.




Issued to: Cheryl Costin on 17th September 2022

Modules and Outcomes

1. Introduction  6. Dyeing at various stages of wool processing
2. The process of dyeing 7. Dyeing wool blends
3. The dyeing processes in wool 8. The dyehouse laboratory
4. Preparing wool for dyeing 9. The side effects of dyeing
5. Selecting and applying wool dyes 10. Environmental impacts associated with dyeing
1. describe how to dye wool and blends, including the necessary preparation of the fibre and the machinery used 3. describe the side effects of dyeing and the associated environmental issues.
2. evaluate the appropriateness of specific dyeing operations