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Textile materials are ubiquitous in our surroundings. In the private sphere, this primarily includes fabrics for clothing, furniture and other home applications. There is a high consumer demand on the performance of such materials, especially in clothing. Wearable textiles should theoretically impart a positive feeling upon the wearer, particularly in the way it feels against skin.