Definitions for "Boiled wool"
Keywords:  knit, warmth, jackets, vests, felted
Thick dense fabric that is heavily fulled to completely obscure its knitted construction. It has the suppleness of a knit, with the ability and shape retention of a woven fabric.
a wool or wool blend fabric, woven or knitted which has been given a course, crepey texture by heavy felting or by putting it in a high temperature bath.
Fabric is boiled before the construction of the garment; this process shrinks the fibers and makes the fabric tighter, giving it more warmth and elasticity.