The properties of wool:

The wool is soft and warm and in summer wool can be cool. Wool is very strong and versatile. The crimps on the wool hold it together.

unprocessed-wool

Wool can be dyed lots of colours. Black and brown wool cannot be dyed. Wool is biodegradable which means it can break down.

Wool can be dyed

Fire fighters wear wool because it’s not flammable. Wool is still warm even when it’s wet . Smell does not stick to the wool for very long.

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Lanoline is a type of grease that comes of the greasy wool and is used in body lotion and soap

Lanoline

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Lastly not all sheep produce wool some may produce meat or sheep milk.

 

 

 

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