Wool

  • Wool shorn from sheep is totally natural, made of amino acids, the building blocks of life.
  • Wool is sustainable. It runs on grass.
  • Wool is renewable. Sheep can be shorn every 9-12 weeks.
  • Wool is biodegradable. It breaks down to produce nitrogen, sulfur, carbon dioxide, and water, which are all plant foods.
  • Wool improves air quality and balances the environment by absorbing vapor and releasing it.
  • Wool is healing to humans. It does not give off harmful emissions. It is non allergenic, it insulates, and protects…

 

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The colored wool used in the designs is called roving. Most often roving is spun into yarn for weaving and knitting, but felters use the roving as is. I choose roving that has been hand carded and dyed in natural ways by other Artists.

It is a joy to support them and share the beauty of their craft.

 

For more information about wool, check out the Wool Revolution.