Wool is one of the most natural fiber's available on the market. Woollen fabric is made when animal is sheared usually once a year in the springtime. In other words it is made of the fleece of the animal, meaning that it is renewable as well as biodegradable. There are more then 200 different fleeces used in producing wool fabrics. Before the industrial revolution woollen clothes were the most popular ones. These days woollen garments are classed as luxury because of their price and high maintenance. Although comparing the features and durability it outweighs other types of fabrics by far. Paying more does not necessarily means wool is more expensive, as it will last you a lot longer then cotton or synthetics.
What is your favourite type of wool? Which wool products do you own?