There are three types of fibres:

1. Natural fibres- Of natural origin. In this again two types are there.

i) Vegtable fibre – Like Cotton, Jute etc.

ii) Animal fibres – like Woll, Silk etc.

2. Synthetic fibres – Like Polyester, Nylon etc.

3. Regenerated fibres – Modified fibres – i.e. regenerated from natural fibres – like Viscose.