Did you know that wool isn’t one specific fiber? I think of “wool” as an umbrella category for the fibers of many animals including a variety of sheep, goats and camel-like animals to name most. It’s grown around the world, but mostly in Australia.
Most wool can be and should be hand washed. Very few wool fabrics are alright in the washing machine. The main reason is that wool likes to felt and therefore shrink. When washing wool, never use heat and don’t agitate! Both agitation and heat will assist felting.Read More