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Wool is Warm, Wool is Cool

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Wool is really a wonder fiber. You can wear wool to warm up in cool weather and cool off in warm weather. . . WHAT?! The natural crimp in wool means more dead air is trapped in wool than in any other fiber and that dead air is a fabulous insulator protecting our almost hairless

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Why does wool itch?

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When is the last time you wore an itchy sweater? And why did it itch? My grandmother was Irish, and a knitter. So, I had this beautiful, off-white (clean wool color), cable-knit hat with a pom pom on top that I COULD NOT WEAR. Even as a less sensitive and picky adult, I can't wear