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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

Volunteer at the Sixth Annual Sheep to Shawl Event at Live Earth Farm

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On March 21st, the Live Earth Farm Discovery Program will host the 6th annual Sheep to Shawl event at Live Earth Farm. Professional shearer, Bruce Wool, will demonstrate his trade throughout the day, while his wife spins yarn alongside him. We are looking for volunteers to guide guests through hands on demonstrations of every part

LEF Discovery Program Sheep to Shawl Fair 2014

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On March 22nd, the Live Earth Farm Discovery Program will host the 5th annual Sheep to Shawl Fair at Live Earth Farm. Professional shearer, Bruce Wool, will demonstrate his trade throughout the day, while his wife spins yarn alongside him. Guests will participate in hands-on demonstrations of every part of the process of making wool