- 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…
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.