With their shaggy white wool and their black furry faces, it’s pretty easy to see how the Valais Blacknose got the status as the world’s cutest sheep breed. Hailing originally from the mountains of Switzerland, the Valais Blacknose have developed a big woolly coat that is perfect for that harsh Alpine weather. But it’s not just their cuddly wool jackets that helps to earn their reputation as cute. They are also very friendly and actually quite sociable with humans, unlike other sheep breeds - which literally run for the hills as soon as anyone approaches!
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When the temperature is rising and you’re looking for a cooling garment to wear what material do you look for on the label? Although we traditionally assume that cotton may be the best lightweight summer material, research shows that wool is one of the best natural fibers for summer.
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Natural fibres have been used for thousands of years. One of the most common and most versatile natural fibers is wool. In fact wool is one of the oldest fibres used by mankind, with thousands of years of usage history....
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We’ve all experienced that itchy and uncomfortable wool from a grandmother’s sweater, right? Understandably, these experiences can make some worried about other wool clothing. “Wool shoes? But I don’t want itchy feet!” Luckily, you don’t have to worry about being...
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