A bit of wool controversy is happening, with a few big name brands and a well known group doing what they can to tell the world not to wear wool.
What would a sheep say?
I think they would say “Save a sheep – Wear wool.” Since sheep can’t really tell us how they feel, we have to be their voice.
Wool has so many great natural properties to offer the world, has been around since… well forever seems like a good amount of time.
We know wool is a natural, renewable resource.
We also know:
Can you say that about man-made fibers?
There is much to be said about the health factors of shearing sheep and the by-product of their fleece, for
The sheep is sheared and let free to roam around the pasture. The spinner obtains the fleece to spin the wool into yarn. The weaver or knitter works the wool yarn into an article of clothing or home goods. The sheep grows more wool and the process starts again.
I’ve ordered buttons, see the photos within this post, and should be available mid-January in the #spin15aday shop!
Until next time…spin on.