Because of suitable
geographical situation of this country for animal husbandry, it has
good wool products; so a part of wool is exported and the other part
is used for thread production and spinning.
Like other Asian countries, rug and kilim weaving is a popular and
general industry. Afghan carpets are woven in small dimensions with
mostly geometrical designs, which are dyed by chemical and natural
Afghans who are very
experienced in carpet subject, are creating new designs. As in the
past, today also Afghan Baluch carpets are very valuable and the
reason is using Afghanistan mountains wool, which is the best kind at
the present time.
loom is fixed horizontally and warp, which is usually woolen, is wound
over the framework.
Color of Afghan sheep wool is 99% natural and only 1% of it is dyed
with chemical dyes.